HEARNE - The 4th ranked Hearne boys basketball team beat Calvert 76-61 at Eagle Gym Tuesday night.
The Eagles started out hot on a 11-1 run to open the first quarter. Tyquez Tindle scored 7 of those points for the Eagles early on.
Calvert fought back with steals turning into points from Corderrius Gilmore and MJ Thomas. Thomas' and-one bucket cut the Trojan deficit to 5, 24-19 in the second quarter. The Eagles ended the quarter on a 8-0 run to go up 32-19 at the half.
Hearne kept it going in the second half to win the battle down Highway 6, 76-61.
Hearne will host Little River Academy Friday.
Calvert will play in the Italy tournament starting Thursday.