Slow start costly in Junior Lady Hornets loss

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Harrisburg Khalan Jones shoots a running jumper for the Junior Lady Hornets during their game this past Tuesday in Harrisburg. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

The Harrisburg Junior Lady Hornets managed only one point in the opening quarter and never recovered as Cedar Ridge posted a 42-17 win in junior high girls basketball action this past Tuesday at the Hornetí Nest.

The Junior Lady Timberwolves raced out to a 7-0 lead with 4:20 left in the opening quarter and extended that lead to 14-0 with just over a minute left in the opening quarter. Wynter Malone got Harrisburg on the board hitting one of of two free throws with 33 seconds left. Cedar Ridge added a free throw to make the score 15-1 Junior Lady Timberwolves after one.

Malone hit one of two free throws for the Junior Lady Hornets to make it 17-2 early in the second quarter before Khalan Jonesí running jumper with 4:07 left made it 18-4 Cedar Ridge. Jones got inside for a score about a minute later for the Junior Lady Hornets making it 20-6 Junior Lady Timberwolves. Cedar Ridge scored the next four points before Malone hit one of two free throws to make the score 24-7 Junior Lady Timberwolves. Cedar Ridge added two free throws to push their halftime lead to 26-7.

Full game article in November 29 PCDT!

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