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Hershey Winter Sports Season has mixed results

Sam Allery and Evan Spinney

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Boys Basketball: record 9-13

Coming off a fifth place finish in Districts for the 2017-18 season, the boys basketball team didn’t perform as well as they had hoped. While the beginning of the season was promising for the Trojans (the team was at .500 entering mid-January), they went on to lose 7 of 9 to close out the month and ended the year at 9-13.

Click here to see the Broadcaster’s live stream of Boys Basketball vs. Palmyra on January 25th

 

Girls Basketball: record 9-13

Like the boys team, the Hershey girls basketball team had more success in their 2017-18 season than this winter. While the girls started off strong with a win of the “Tip-Off Tournament” in early December, this was followed by three straight losses. They failed to finish the season with a winning record.

Click here to see the first and second half of Hershey girls basketball vs. Cedar Cliff from January 18th.

 

Girls Swimming: record 6-1

The girls swimming and diving team had a similar season to that of last year, where they went to States and won a fifth place medal. Having an almost undefeated season, their only loss was to Cumberland Valley High School (8-5) at the last meet of the season. In Districts, Hershey placed second only to Wilson High School.

 

Boys Swimming: record 7-0

After both large and small victories, the boys swimming team successfully pulled out an undefeated season with a 7-0 record. The season came to an end when the undefeated Trojans ended fourth in Districts.

 

Wrestling: record 13-5

The Hershey wrestling team had a streaky season to say the least. After losing their first match in December, the Trojans went on to win their next nine matches in a row. To close out the season, Hershey lost four in a row and then won four. At Districts, Hershey finished in 15th (out of 57).

 

Check out the Broadcaster’s coverage of the wrestling season from December 13th, January 10th, and January 24th. And read about the wrestling team’s new coach: Dee Evans. Finally, read about senior Nyiem Flucas’s 100th victory.

About the Writers
Sam Allery, Sports Editor

Sam Allery is the editor of the Sports section. He is a senior at Hershey High School and has been a part of the Broadcaster for three years. Sam also...

Evan Spinney, Reporter

Evan Spinney is a reporter for the Broadcaster. He is a senior at HHS and has been a part of the Broadcaster for three years. Evan also is on the Hershey...

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