The Huntland Middle School Hornets beat the Moore County Raiders 48-25 on the road Thursday for their sixth win of the season.
The Hornets took control of the game in the second quarter and never looked back as they snapped a four-game losing streak with the victory.
The score was very close in the opening period as the Hornets got off to a slow start on offense.
They trailed 8-6 after one quarter.
The Hornets found their offensive rhythm in the second quarter as they put up 19 points for the period to establish firm control of the scoreboard. Landon Farmer scored 10 of Huntland’s 19 points in the second quarter.
They led 25-15 at halftime.
The Hornets allowed just two points in the third quarter as they continued to pull further away in the contest.
They led 36-17 going into the final period.
The Hornets didn’t give up any ground in the fourth quarter as they added a few more points to their lead before winning by 23.
Farmer led the Hornets with 18 points for the game, followed by Kannon Lafevers with 11 points and Caleb Maxwell with five.
Grant Jernigan scored four points, Demetri Reed and Noah McLennan scored three points each, and Chandler Banks and Tyrese Stovall scored two points.
With the win, the Hornets improved to 6-7 on the season.
They will next play Monday at home against Fayetteville Middle School. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.