GREENBRIER — The Bryant Blue Lady Hornets eighth grade team of Bethel Middle School out-scored Greenbrier’s Lady Panthers 13-4 in the third quarter to break open a close game on the way to a 31-18 victory on Monday night.
The Lady Hornets led just 6-4 after a quarter and 14-10 at the half but, after the breakout third quarter, the lead ballooned to 27-14.[more]
“We played really well defensively and did a good job on the boards,” stated Lady Hornets coach Rhonda Hall.
Dezera Duckworth led the team with 19 points and seven rebounds. Keedy Harrison and Erica Smith each added 4 points with Smith collecting five rebounds. Andrea Buford and Rori Whittaker each had 2 points. Buford claimed four rebounds.
“Erica is really coming around on defense and playing big in the middle,” Hall mentioned. “Dezera had a good game for us offensively and was also strong on the boards.
Bryant Blue will return to action on Tuesday, Dec. 1, when they host Bryant White.