Chattanooga, TN – 11/14/23
As Hamilton Heights Christian Academy eagerly anticipates the commencement of the 2023 girls’ basketball season, the Lady Hawks showcase a formidable roster featuring a mix of seasoned returners and promising international additions. The team’s rich legacy, combined with the infusion of new talent, sets the stage for an exhilarating journey under the leadership of Head Coach Melvin Williams.
Key Returners: The Lady Hawks welcome back a trio of standout seniors who played pivotal roles in the team’s success last season. Elivia Moore, a senior sharpshooter, led the team in made 3-pointers and points per game, showcasing her scoring prowess from beyond the arc. Elena Jugovic, another senior, brings a versatile skill set, dominating the paint with her rebounding and shot-blocking abilities while displaying finesse with mid-range shots. Dy’Hasia Hickman, a senior forward, is a defensive force, excelling in rebounding and providing her team with crucial possessions.
New Additions to Watch: Hamilton Heights welcomes a number of impressive new additions to the Lady Hawks roster, each bringing a unique set of skills to complement the team’s existing strengths. Tanah Becker, a senior point guard hailing from Canada, is poised to be the fire starter for the Lady Hawks. Becker’s scoring ability at all three levels and playmaking skills will add a dynamic dimension to the team’s offensive strategy. Joining the team from France, Aisse Coulibaly, a junior, is a versatile scorer who can make an impact at multiple levels. Her international experience and scoring prowess make her a player to watch as the Lady Hawks seek to elevate their game. Troyate Faye, a junior center from France, brings a physical presence to the paint, excelling in rebounding and finishing at the basket. Faye’s tenacity and skill in the key areas of the game promise to fortify the Lady Hawks’ interior game.
Meet Head Coach Melvin Williams: The 2023 season marks the beginning of a new era under the guidance of the esteemed Head Coach, Melvin Williams. With over 25 years of coaching experience at all levels of high school and college basketball, Coach Williams brings a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record of success. His coaching journey includes two stints at Division I schools, Mississippi Valley State University and Alabama A&M, as well as an extended tenure at Chattanooga State Community College in Chattanooga where he honed his skills and developed a winning reputation.
Connect With Us: As the Lady Hawks embark on this exciting journey, Hamilton Heights Christian Academy invites the community to rally behind the team. Stay connected with the Lady Hawks @hhhawksgbb on all social media channels for updates, highlights, and exclusive content as the team aims for success in the upcoming season.
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