Fast start carries Lady Hornets to victory

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Ansley Wixson of Harrisburg dribbles up court looking for an open teammate during senior high basketball action at the Hornet's Nest this past Monday. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

Harrisburg jumped out to a 16-9 lead after the first quarter and increased in to 29-9 at the half on their way to a 47-30 win over Westside this past Monday at the Hornet's Nest.

Lessie Dowty hit a jumper and Abby Edwards followed with back to back three-pointers to give Harrisburg an early 8-0 lead. Westside hit two free throws and a jumper to make before Cassie Armstrong scored in side for the Lady Hornets to make it 10-4 Harrisburg with 5:03 left. The Lady Warriors scored inside, Armstrong scored off the break for the Lady Hornets, Westside canned a three-ball as Harrisburg got back to back baskets from Kristin Vanaman and Armstrong to make the score 16-9 Lady Hornets at the end of the first quarter.

The second quarter was all Harrisburg as they outscored Westside 9-0. Armstrong score the first six points with a jumper, one of two free throws and a three-pointer to make it 22-9 Lady Hornets with 3:26 left. Edwards canned a three-ball, Destany Lovell hit a jumper in the lane before Cassidy Howard hit a jumper to make it 29-9 Lady Hornets at the half.

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