Bryant Blue comeback falls short at Russellville

RUSSELLVILLE — The Bryant Blue Lady Hornets eighth grade basketball team of Bethel Middle School outscored Russellville 9-0 in the fourth quarter but it wasn’t enough to dig out of the 28-10 hole they faced going into the period.

As a result, Russellville held on for a 28-19 win as Bethel closed out its pre-Christmas schedule. The Lady Hornets will return to action on Thursday, Jan. 7, at Anthony School.

Russellville held just an 11-7 edge after a quarter but expanded that to 18-8 by halftime.

Cali Rogers led the Lady Hornets with 5 points. Essence Williams and Skyler Callahan added 3 each. Jada Deaton, Casey Welch, Truli Bates and Natalie Harllee scored 2 apiece.

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