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Lady Hornets drop semifinal contest for post-Christmas tourney to Madison County

Posted on Friday, December 29, 2017 at 12:17 am

Huntland’s Kara Smith drives down the court on a fast break in this file photo from earlier in the season. Smith scored 14 points in a 50-47 loss to Madison County High School Thursday.
The Huntland Lady Hornets lost to the Madison County High School Lady Tigers 50-47 Thursday in a semifinal for the Lady Patriots Classic in Grant, Alabama.
The Lady Tigers controlled a majority of the first half and put the Lady Hornets behind 34-21 at the halftime break.
The Lady Hornets erased most of their deficit in the final quarter, but their rally came up short in the three-point loss.
With the loss, the Lady Hornets moved to 7-7 on the season.
Read more about the game in Tuesday’s edition of the Herald Chronicle.
The Lady Hornets will next play Friday in the third-place game for the tournament against Locust Fork High School. Tip-off is scheduled for 4:30 p.m.