• February 25, 2017

Lady Knights look to keep pace in 8-5A

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Friday, January 24, 2014 4:30 am

The race for second place is on in District 8-5A, and Harker Heights is right in the thick of it.

Coming off a 72-69 loss to district unbeaten Ellison, the Lady Knights (16-8, 6-4) have lost two straight games.

But Heights is still well-positioned to earn the second playoff seed in 8-5A despite now being joined at the top by Temple and Killeen, who are tied for second in the standings.

Ellison is the only team that has swept Heights this season, so the Lady Knights, who are also a game ahead of fifth-place Copperas Cove, have as good a shot as any at the second seed if they win out.

And despite the two-game skid, the Lady Knights’ performance against Ellison was a significant improvement from the previous game against Killeen, in which the Lady Kangaroos prevailed, 56-40.

Junior Alexus Dukes nearly equaled the Lady Knights’ total against Killeen by pouring in 30 points while senior Angela DeLaney added 19.

The Lady Knights will look for similar performances when they host Shoemaker tonight as they try to keep up in a district race that is getting tighter by the game.

More about

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.