Ladyhorns blow out bi-district foe


The Ladyhorns rolled through their playoff opener Monday night.

Harper girls’ basketball beat La Pryor, 69-23, in the Class 2A bi-district round on Monday, Feb. 17, at Leakey.

The Ladyhorns’ sharpshooters led the way against La Pryor, led by freshmen Talli Millican, who made six 3-pointers and led Harper with 23 total points.

Sophomore Rachel Perkins scored 19 points, including five 3s.

Harper’s defense held La Pryor to 10 points, which helped the team take a 19-point lead at halftime.

A 21-8 third quarter put away the Lions and handed Harper a bi-district championship for a second straight season.

Harper faces the winner of Thorndale/North Zulch in the area round later this week.

Thorndale, the District 25-2A champions, have advanced to the third round the last two seasons.

The Ladyhorns also beat Junction, 65-10, to wrap up the regular season on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at home.

Harper (23-8) finished District 27-2A with a 4-4 record, good enough for third place.

San Saba won the district championship after beating Mason, 28-26, in a tiebreaker Friday, Feb. 14, in Mason.

The Lady Armadillos also beat San Antonio Stacey, 60-29, in bi-district Monday, Feb. 17.

San Saba is the No. 5 team in Class 2A, according to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. The Mason Cowgirls are No. 6.

Harper 69, La Pryor 23

Class 2A Bi-district Round

Monday, Feb. 17, at Leakey

La Pryor 6 4 8 5 – 23

Harper 14 15 21 19 – 69

Scoring: Talli Millican 23, Rachel Perkins 19, Gracie Green 12, Kylie Wosley 7, Whitney Spaeth 6, Emily Seewald 2.

Harper 65, Junction 10

Tuesday, Feb. 11, Harper

Junction 2 3 1 4 – 10

Harper 17 13 23 12 – 65

Scoring: Kylie Wosley 15, Gracie Green 14, Talli Millican 11, Rachel Perkins 10, Callie Koenig 8,