Category: Boys Basketball

Comets News · Comets End Regular Season With Route of Manchester

The Hanover-Horton Comets wrapped up their regular season with a 91-64 victory at Manchester Thursday evening giving the Comets a 19-1 record and perfect 14-0 in Cascades Conference. Hot shooting led the Comets as they scored 31 points in the 1st quarter. Luc Laketa had 23 points, Mitch Sauber 19, Bryce Sanders 14, Jack Brockie 10, and Trent Finegan 8 points to lead the Comets. Ty Horky had 35 points for Manchester, keeping the Dutchmen in shouting distance most of the night.

The Comets begin district play next Wednesday at Concord at 7:00 against Jonesville. Tickets may be purchased at the door starting at 4:30.

The JV Comets wrapped up their season with a 64-14 victory. The Comets scored 39 straight points after a 2-2 start and took a 43-3 lead into halftime. 

Comets News · Comets Boys End Home Season Routing Center; Girls Fall in Districts

The Hanover-Horton Comets had 8 seniors play their last home game Monday night against rival Michigan Center and the Comets came out blazing, taking a 10-1 lead en route to a 79-47 victory. The first shot of the night was an oman of things to come as Jack Brockie nailed a 3-pointer off the left wing. The 3 points gave Brockie 1000 for his career. The 18-1 Comets, who have already clinched the Cascades title, can cap a perfect conference season Thursday at Manchester.

Hanover-Horton used good shooting all night to take a commanding lead in the 2nd quarter. The Comets shot 55% while limiting the Cardinals to 32%. The Comets shared the ball well also accounting for 24 assists on their 32 makes. Four Comets were in double-figures scoring led by seniors Mitch Sauber with 18 and 8 assists, Luc Laketa 16, Bryce Sanders 13, and Rhett Laketa 11. Senior Damon Preston had 7 points, Conner Mortimer 6, Jack Brockie 5 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists, and Carson Sanders 3 points.

Joining seniors Brockie, Luc and Rhett Laketa, Preston, Sanders, were Trent Finegan and Matt Johnson also playing in their last home game.

The JV Comets fell to Michigan Center 89-68.

The Lady Comets finished their season falling 49-36 to a good Leslie team in district play at Lumen Christi. The Comets had cut the lead to 5 points late in the game but couldn’t make the one more play needed to steal the game away. 

Comets News · Comets Pull Out Victory Over King

The Hanover-Horton Comets boys basketball team visited Warren Lincoln Saturday evening and stepped in competition facing Class A perennial power Detroit Martin Luther King and came away with a 55-52 victory. The Comets came out swing and took an early lead only to have King fight back and take a 6 point halftime lead. The Crusaders increased the lead to 10 midway thru the 3rd quarter, The Comets fought back and took a 1 point lead with just over two minutes remaining. The Comets kept King from regaining the lead and watched as a last second King 3-point shot fell short to secure the win.

Luc Laketa 17 points and Mitch Sauber 16 points led the Comets. Jack Brockie added 9 points.

The Comets prepare for their final home game and will celebrate the career of

Comets News · Comets Boys Basketball Saturday Game Info

The Hanover-Horton varsity boys basketball team will play this Saturday at Warren Lincoln High School at 5:40 against Detroit Martin Luther King. Warren Lincoln HS is  a little over 100 miles from H-H and is located at 22900 Federal ave. Warren, MI 48089.

Comets News · Boys Basketball Districts Are Set

The MHSAA District tournament brackets are set and Hanover-Horton will face Jonesville to open districts on Wednesday March 11 at Concord. Homer will face Reading to open the district on Monday March 9. The winner will then face Concord on Wednesday. The two Wednesday winners will face each other on Friday March 13 for the district title. The winner will move on to Springport to face the winner of the Bath District.

The Hanover-Horton girls basketball team will face Leslie at Jackson Lumen Christi on Monday March 2 at 5:30. The winner will face Napoleon on Wednesday.

Comets News · Comets Claim Cascades Again

The Hanover-Horton Comets earned their third straight conference title with an impressive 81-47 victory over Vandercook Lake Friday night. The Comets limited Vandercook to 29% shooting on the night and owned a 52-28 advantage on the boards.

Mitch Sauber started the night hitting three 3-pointers in the 1st quarter to help  the Comets to get out to a fast start. The Jayhawks fought back and cut the deficit to 7 after the first. The 2nd quarter was owned by the Comets as they outscored Vandercook 28-5 to put the game away at half with a 50-20 lead. Vandercook fought hard the entire game but could never get closer than 24 points.

Sauber led all scorers with 19 points and he added 6 assists and 5 steals. Jack Brockie had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Trent Finegan had 11 points, Luc Laketa scored 10, grabbed 5 boards and dished out 6 assists.  Brogan Brockie scored 9, Rhett Laketa had 8 with 10 rebounds and 4 assists, Conner Mortimer 4 points, Bryce Sanders 3, and Damon Preston 2 points for the Comets.  Evan Keeder finished with 7 rebounds.

The Comets play their last home game of the season next Wednesday against Michigan Center.

The JV Comets came away with a strong victory over Vandercook also. 

Comets News · Comets Claim Share of Conference Title

For the 3rd straight year the Hanover-Horton boys basketball team can call itself Cascades Conference champions as the Comets defeated second place Napoleon 78-48 Wednesday night. The Comets can claim the title to themselves Friday at home against Vandercook Lake.

Hanover-Horton jumped out to a 12-0 lead 3 minutes into the game and Napoleon never got within 10 after that. The Comets defense swarmed the Pirates holding Napoleon to 13 1st half points and only 3 field goals in the half as Hanover-Horton led 39-13 at the break. The Comets opened up the lead to 38 late in the 3rd as their largest lead.

Luc Laketa led all scorers with 18 points and added 7 rebounds and 3 assists. Jack Brockie had 15 points and 3 assists, Mitch Sauber 12 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals. Trent Finegan had 9 points, Rhett Laketa 8 points and 3 assists, Conner Mortimer 4 points, Evan Keeder and Matt Johnson had 3 apiece, Brogan Brockie, Bryce Sanders, and Carson Sanders each had 2 points.

The Comets JV team lost to Napoleon 58-47. 


Comets News · Comets Jump on Warriors, Win 57-44

Hanover-Horton boys basketball team opened Friday night scoring the first 8 points at Grass Lake en route to a 19-4 1st quarter lead. Grass Lake cut the lead to 8 at the half but could never get closer as the Comets won 57-44. Jack Brockie led the Comets with 18 points.

Comets News · Comets Dominate Trojans

Hanover-Horton boys basketball team was missing a key component Wednesday as Rhett Laketa was feeling poorly and stayed home but the Comets still came away with an impressive 85-38 victory over East Jackson. The Comets held East Jackson to 26% shooting from the floor and several Comets filled in nicely to help a balanced scoring attack. The Comets also dominated the boards with a 42-24 advantage and they moved the ball tremendously and had assists on 21 of 27 made field goals.

Luc Laketa led all scores with 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Conner Mortimer had 10 points and 5 assists. Bryce Sanders 9 points, Carson Sanders 8, Brogan Brockie , Trent Finegan,  Jack Brockie, and Mitch Sauber each had 6 points, Garrett Gumper 4, Damon Preston 3, Evan Keeder 2, and Kylor Rod 2 points for the Comets.

The JV team also cruised to an impressive victory over EJ winning 69-24.

The Comets visit second place Grass Lake on Friday with a chance to take a stran glehold on the conference lead.

Comets News · Comets Sprint Past Gators

The Hanover-Horton Comets boys basketball was tested early Monday night by 10-3 Arbor Prep. The length and quickness of the Gators gave the Comets some problems early. Luc Laketa scored 7 of his game high 24 points in the 1st quarter to keep the Comets even at 12. Jack Brocki’s 8 points and Laketa’s 7 points in the 2nd quarter allowed the Comets to take 3 point lead into the locker room. The 3rd quarter was all Comets though as Hanover-Horton outscored Arbor Prep 32-7 en route to a 79-49 victory. The Comets move to 12-1 on the season.

The Comets shot 50% from the floor and 40% behind the 3-point arc while holding Arbor Prep to 32% from the floor. Brockie finished with 21 points and was 9/10 from the free throw line. He also had a team high 9 rebounds. Laketa had 5 boards and 4 assists to go with his 24 points. Mitch Sauber scored 13 points 8 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals. Trent Finegan had 5 points, Bryce Sanders and Rhett Laketa each had 4, Carson Sanders, Evan Keeder, Brogan Brockie, and Garrett Gumper each scored 2 points.

The JV Comets also defeated Arbor Prep 59-36.

Both Comets boys teams are back in action Wednesday evening at home starting with the JV game at 5:30 against East Jackson.