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Lady Hornets go 1-2 in Christmas tournament

The Lady Hornets varsity team went 1-2 during the Autokiniton Christmas Classic at Bullitt Central High last week.

Henry Clay

Hancock County defeated Henry Clay by a final score of 47-36 on Dec. 20.

The Lady Hornets took control by winning the first quarter 17-8. Henry Clay won the second period, but Hancock County led 24-17 at halftime. The Lady Hornets pulled away, winning both the third and fourth quarters.

HCHS shot 38% from the field and made 9 of 18 from the foul line. Henry Clay made 32% of attempts from the field and were 7 of 11 from the line.

Ella House led Hancock with 15 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals. Lily Roberts had 10 points, with three boards, five assists and five steals, Emma Morris had 10 points, two boards and two steals, Ansley House had six points and two boards, Kendra Keown had four points and one board, Layni Roberts had two points and two boards, Carolina Jones had two rebounds and Sophia Newby had one board.

Bullitt Central

The Lady Hornets fell behind early and lost 55-39 to Bullitt Central on Dec. 21.

The Lady Cougars jumped out to a 14-2 lead and never trailed. Hancock won the second frame (18-14), but still trailed 28-20 at intermission

HCHS shot 25% from the field and 9 of 17 from the line. BCHS shot 42% and was 6 of 9 from the charity stripe.

Ella House scored 21 points to lead HCHS. Lily Roberts had 16 and Keown had two.


The Bardstown Lady Tigers came from behind late to win 69-58 over the Lady Hornets last Thursday.

Hancock County led 31-29 at halftime then increased that advantage to 47-44 after three quarters. BHS recovered to win the final frame 25-11.

Hancock shot 39% and made 15 of 25 from the stripe. BHS shot 41% and made 14 of 24 foul shots.

Lily Roberts scored a season-high 27 points for HCHS. Ella House scored 15, Morris had seven, Keown four, Jones and Layni Roberts had two each. Newby hit one free throw.

Hancock County is 6-5 on the season and will play next at Springs Valley in French Lick, Indiana Thursday.

By Steve Wimmer

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