After leading just 24-22 at the half, the Bryant Blue Hornets eighth grade team of Bethel[more] Middle School out-scored Lighthouse Charter School 25-7 in the second half to roll to a 49-29 victory at the Bethel gym Monday night.
Desmond Duckworth pumped in 25 points to lead the way. Calvin Allen added 13, Caylin Allen 7 and Phillip Isom-Green 4 as the Hornets improved to 12-4 on the season going into their final contest against North Little Rock this Thursday at the Bryant Middle School gym.
“We had a very good second half,” acknowledged Hornets coach Derek McGrew. “We got into some foul trouble and several players stepped up and gave us some quality minutes.”
The Bryant Blue lead was just 11-10 at the end of the first quarter. By the end of the third quarter, the Hornets held a 37-26 advantage.