Junior Lady Wildcats fall short against Hoxie

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Trumann's game tying shot came up short as Hoxie held on for a 29-26 win over the Junior Lady Wildcat in basketball action this past Monday night in Trumann.

Haley Mathis of Trumann catches the ball in front of Hoxie's Abby Guntharp (34) during game action this past Monday. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

Hoxie opened the game with a three-pointer before Trumann got on the board with two free throws from Haley Mathis to make it 3-2 Junior Lady Mustangs. Hoxie scored inside as Caroline Morgan canned a three-ball for Trumann tying the game at 5. Hoxie made it 8-5 with a three-pointer as Kayla Spence answered with a jumper in the lane making it 8-7 Junior Lady Mustangs with 1:06 left. The score stayed the same as the quarter ended.

Morgan and Mathis both hit one of two free throws on back to back trips to the foul line giving Trumann a 9-8 lead. Morgan missed two free throws after a technical foul was issued on Hoxie's coach with 1:42 left. Hoxie tied the game with one of two free throws with 43 seconds left as the teams went to half with the score 9-9.

Full game story in the December 1 edition of the PCDT!

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