Lady Redskins win big in season opener

HIGHLAND—The Lady Redskin basketball team officially opened their 2019-20 season Saturday night with a 60-17 win over Harrisburg at the Highland Classic Tournament.

Pocahontas jumped out to a 17-2 lead by the end of the first quarter and went on to outscore the Lady Hornets 25-5 in the second quarter before Harrisonburg put up nine points to the Lady Skins’ eight in the third. Pocahontas wrapped it up, though, with a 10-1 fourth-quarter performance for the win.

Pocahontas shot 46 percent from the field to Harrisburg’s 35 percent and outrebounded them 26-12 (18-2 offensive). The Lady Hornets would suffer 20 turnovers to the Lady `Skins’ seven on the night.




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