Junior guard Kelton Ford scored 23 points and senior guard Kyle Sheeran added 19 as the host Hawks (17-7) knocked off the Cardinals (6-17) Tuesday for their fourth win in six games.
Nelson pulled within three points at halftime but the Hawks outscored them 15-7 in the fourth quarter to seal the win.
Ford also had seven assists and four steals, while Sheeran hit four 3-pointers and had three steals.
Senior Kyle Meredith scored seven. Tyler Howell scored four and had seven rebounds with Jackson Venegas, Kody Key and Jonathon Firquin each contributing a basket.
UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts Taylor County at 7:30 p.m. Friday.