They might not have gotten the win in the semi-final round of District play against the Mountainburg Lady Dragons but the Hackett Sr High Lady Hornets still finished as winners. The Lady Hornets will go into 2A West Regional play with an 8-17 total play record. The Lady Hornets ended the District Tournament with a final score of 47-29 Mountainburg. “Rain Vaughn led us with 10 points followed by Madi Taylor with nine, Faith Thomas with six, and Autum Neal and Kayla Richardson had two points each,” said coach, Broc Adams.
“I was very impressed with the attitude they had all week, they weren’t scared of the competition. We just went out and played!” The Lady Hornets are gearing up to face the Flippin Lady Bobcats in the 2A West Regionals on Wednesday, February 26 at 4 p.m. in Eureka Springs. Flippin sits with a season record of 18-15 in the 2A-1 division. “Flippin is an extremely talented team. We lost to them earlier in the year, but we are playing much better basketball, so we are going up there with the mindset that we are going to compete! We want to control the things we can and see what happens. It’s a one-game season at this point and we are going to give it everything we have!” The winner of this game will go on to face either Mountainburg or Eureka Springs on Friday, February 28 at 4 p.m.