• Harper Ladyhorns guard Marti Lumpkins tries to hold the ball while Rocksprings’ Amanda Viera applies defensive pressure. — Standard-Radio Post/Joshua McKinney
  • Ladyhorns senior Mercy Garcia takes a shot from long range. — Standard-Radio Post/Joshua McKinney
  • Harper sophomore Gracie Green (15) goes up for a shot. — Standard-Radio Post/Joshua McKinney
  • Harper’s Lindsey Talavera (4) and Logan Menzies (2) team up to stop Rocksprings’ Zoe Burleson during a game Saturday in Harper. The Harper Ladyhorns basketball team lost to Rocksprings, 45-37. — Standard-Radio Post/Joshua McKinney

Ladyhorns beat Llano 43-33 for first hoops' win of season

The Harper Ladyhorns’ varsity basketball team dropped its early-season record to 1-2 after losing Saturday's non-district home match-up to Rocksprings by a 45-37 margin.

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, HHS earned a 43-33 decision at Llano for its first victory of the still-young season.

The Ladyhorns hosted San Antonio Randolph on Monday afternoon, then traveled to Johnson City on Tuesday.

Results of these two contests were not known by this week's early publication deadline.

Harper returns to the court on Nov. 28 when they host Leakey at 6:30 p.m. (junior varsity teams will play at 5 p.m.) From there, the Ladyhorns will host their annual tournament Nov. 30-Dec. 2.


Rocksprings 45, Harper 37

Harper saw its tenuous one-point lead (12-11) go by the wayside in the early part of the second period as the Ladyhorns suffered a 45-37 home loss to Rocksprings Saturday afternoon.

Leading scorer for HHS was Gracie Green, who rattled the nets for 11 points, including a 5-for-6 effort from the free throw line. Meanwhile, Brittany Schlueter added another seven points to the Ladyhorn cause.

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