Junior Lady Wildcats drop road contest at Hoxie

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Dajunique Jones of Trumann drives past a Hoxie defender during basketball action this past Friday at Hoxie. (DT Photo/Cosmo Cossey)

Trumann was held to eight points in the first half as Hoxie opened a double digit lead on their way to a 36-23 loss at Hoxie this past Friday.

The Junior Lady Mustangs opened the game with a 7-0 run before Kayde Jones hit a jumper for Trumann and Nygeria Jones scored inside for the Junior Lady Wildcats to make it 7-4 with just over a minute left in the quarter. Hoxie added a basket in the paint to take a 9-4 lead at the end of one.

Hoxie scored the first six points of the second quarter to stretch their lead to 15-4 with 3:17 left in the half. The Junior Lady Wildcats got back to back baskets from Tonia Barnes and Kayde Jones to make the score 15-8 Junior Lady Mustangs. Hoxie ended the second quarter on an 8-0 run to take a 23-8 lead at the half.

Full game article in February 7 PCDT!

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