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Hancock dominates Bessemer

BESSEMER — It's tough to win many games scoring 18 points in a varsity basketball game.

That happened to the Bessemer Speedgirls on Thursday night and Bessemer went down to defeat at the hands of Hancock 60-18 in a non-conference game in the House of Noise.

"Hancock plays tough man-to-man defense and they do it with six girls," Bessemer coach Gerry Pelissero said. "Our girls weren't comfortable playing against that defense. We only had five field goals (the whole game).

"We survived the first quarter then we struggled the rest of the way."

Hancock head coach Jack Johnson is a former are...