Ladyhorns face top foes in district race

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Harper girls’ hoops started district with a dominant performance and now face the team’s toughest back-to-back stretch of the season. The Ladyhorns rolled the Center Point Pirates in their District 27-2A opener, 75-16, on Friday, Jan. 10, at home. Sophomore Kylie Wosley led Harper with a doubledouble effort by scoring 24 points and grabbing 14 rebounds, both team bests. Freshman Talli Millican, sophomore Rachel Perkins and senior Gracie Green each scored 12 points. Harper faced its first real district test when the team played the San Saba Armadillos on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at home. San Saba entered the game as the No. 5 team in the Texas Girls Basketball Association’s Class 2A poll. Harper was No. 19, with a 20-4 record, 1-0 in district. Mason is next on Harper’s schedule. The Ladyhorns host the Cowgirls at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17. Junior varsity plays at 4 p.m. Mason, the defending Region IV-4A champs, checked in at No. 9 in the TGCA rankings. Harper takes a break before resuming district play against Junction on Friday, Jan. 24. Game times are 5 p.m. (JV) and 6:15 p.m. (varsity).

Harper 75, Center Point 16 Jan. 10 at Harper Center Point 2 2 10 2 – 16 Harper 20 21 16 18 – 75 Scoring: Kylie Wosley 24, Talli Millican 12, Rachel Perkins 12, Gracie Green 12, Callie Koenig 6, Whitney Spaeth 6, Chloe Palmer 2, Emily Freitag 1. Rebounding: Kylie Wosley 14, Gracie Green 8. Assists: Talli Millican 5, Rachel Perkins 3.