McLean County used a 14-3 second quarter run to take the lead during a 38-20 win over the Lady Hornets 8th grade team at HCMS Monday.
Hancock County held the early lead behind the play of Jaylee Johnson and Ansley Chappell. The 8th graders scored four points each to give the Lady Hornets an 8-7 advantage. The Lady Cougars turned the tables during the second frame, outscoring Hancock 14-3. The Lady Hornets’ lone basket was a “3” by Raylee Johnson.
Chappell got to the line and connected on 5 of 6 free throws during the third, but McLean’s offense was still rolling as they built the lead to 16 points and secured the win in the fourth. Chappell finished with nine points to lead HCMS. Raylee Johnson scored six and Jaylee Johnson five. Miller, Groves and Floyd all scored 12 points each for McLean County.
McLean County wins early game
Karlee Floyd took charge offensively and led McLean County to a 32-14 win over the Lady Hornets 7th grade at HCMS Monday.
Floyd hit a “3” and scored 15 first half points and the Lady Cougars led 21-8 by halftime. McLean stretched the lead to 28-10 in the third. The Lady Hornets battled evenly with the visitors in the fourth.
Laney Keller, Zoey Wills and Ellen Meserve all scored four points each for Hancock County. Rebekah Wills scored two. Floyd finished with 17.
The HCMS Lady Hornets 7th grade team got off to a good start, but struggled to score in the second quarter during a 25-10 loss to St. Bernard here Friday.
Ellen Meserve scored two first quarter baskets and Zoey Wills scored for Hancock County to give the girls a 6-4 advantage. The visitors turned on the defense and held the Lady Hornets scoreless in the second quarter to lead 8-6 at halftime.
Laney Keller and Meserve both scored for Hancock in the third, but St. Bernard won the frame and pulled away in the fourth. Meserve led Hancock County with six points. Keller and Wills scored two each.
Chloe Page led St. Bernard with 10 points. Julia Trone scored nine.
By Steve Wimmer