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Lady Hornets split weekend

Suffer first loss in almost two months of play

 

Jimmie Earls/Pine Bluffs Post

Senior Taylen Fornstrom looks for an open lane against the Lingle-Ft. Laramie defense last Saturday. The Lady Hornets closed out the regular season with a 63-32 win.

Despite starting strong in the first quarter, the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets suffered their first loss in almost two months as they fell to Southeast 50-46 on the road last Friday.

The Lady Hornets opened the game with 12 points in the first while holding the home team to nine.

Southeast reciprocated in the second by holding the visitors to nine while lighting up Pine Bluffs for 17 points.

At the half, Southeast had the momentum and a 26-21 lead.

Coming out of the locker room, the Lady Hornets continued to struggle to break through Southeast. Pine Bluffs scored 10 in the third, while Southeast scored 15. The score going into the final stanza of the game was 41-31.

Pine Bluffs attempted a rally in the fourth as they knocked in 15 points but came up short. As the final buzzer rang out the final score was 50-46.

Sierra Shelit led the Lady Hornets in scoring with 16. She was followed by Jadyn Golding with 12. Kammie Ragsdale followed with nine. Azhane Bufford had eight and Montanna Chrystal had one.

Lingle-Ft. Laramie

Shaking off the loss from the night before, the Lady Hornets returned home on Saturday to celebrate senior night and to take on Lingle-Ft. Laramie. Not only was it senior night, it was the final game of the regular season and, wrapping up the way they started, the Lady Hornets finished with a win, 63-32.

The first quarter was slow for the girls as they scored eight points while giving up five. They lit it up in the second as they scored 21. Lingle-Ft. Laramie struggled to get through the Lady Hornets' defense as they mustered two points.

At the half, Pine Bluffs had a strong 29-7 lead.

The third quarter was just as electric for the Lady Hornets as they scored 25 points to push the lead to 54-20.

The fourth quarter went to Lingle-Ft. Laramie as they outscored the home team 12-9 but it wasn't near enough. Pine Bluffs finished their final game of the regular season, 63-32.

Melissa Fornstrom led PB in scoring with 15. She was followed by Montanna Chrystal with 10. Kammi Ragsdale had nine, as did Bufford and Shelit. Golding scored five. Taylen Fornstrom, Brooke Darden, and Ashlyn Culp each had two.

 

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