The Hamilton Heroes Basketball team will once again compete on the hardwood in 2020. After taking a one season hiatus, the Heroes will look to continue their early success as an organization. Next season will mark the third season in existence for Hamilton.
The Hamilton Heroes will host the 1st annual Ohio Invitational August 12-13. The tournament style event will feature as many as 16 teams battling over two days for bragging rights and a cash prize. The Ohio Invitational gives semi-pro teams an opportunity to earn money for the respective programs while competing with some of the best teams in the country.
The Hamilton Heroes defeated the Dayton Sharks in back to back weeks to move to 6-1 on the season. On March 12, Hamilton secured a 119-104 victory at the Queen of Peace Parish. Zach McCorkle had 29 points and 8 rebounds in the win. Bryan Tingle added 18 points and 11 boards. On March 19 in Dayton, the Heroes dominated for a 101-72 victory. Lamont Cole led the way with 22 points with many other Heroes contributing towards the winning effort. A huge game is now on the horizon March 25th in Hamilton.
The Hamilton Heroes returned to UBA league play Saturday evening and defeated the Indiana Generals 104-87 before a nice crowd at the Queen of Peace Parish. The Heroes got off and running to a nice start and were able to thwart a couple of Indiana runs to win going away. The win keeps Hamilton (4-1) atop the UBA Northern standings as they remain tied with the Louisville Diesel for first place.
The Hamilton Heroes went on the road and picked up a 77-74 victory over the Louisville Diesel Saturday night at the Walden School in Louisville, Kentucky. Heroes guard Dwight Johnson came up with a steal and buzzer-beating three pointer for the win. Diesel guard Carlos Mitchell could not get a 3/4 court shot off as the buzzer sounded. With the win the Heroes move to 3-1 and are tied atop the UBA Northern division with the Louisville Diesel (5-1, 3-1 in UBA).
The Hamilton Heroes pulled out a 94-93 home victory against the Indiana Generals in their home opener Saturday evening at the Queen of Peace Parish Gymnasium. After building a 21 point lead going into the half, Hamilton survived a furious Indiana comeback to get the win and improve to 2-1 in the UBA on the season. With the win the Heroes move into second place in their division behind the Louisville Diesel.