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WRHS GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hornets roll to easy win in SPSL 2A opener

The White River High girls had little trouble winning their South Puget Sound League 2A season opener Tuesday night, whipping the outmatched Clover Park Warriors 65-23.

The easy win, played on the Hornets' home court, pushed White River's overall mark to 3-0.

The game didn't start with a bang, as neither team scored for nearly four minutes. The Hornets quickly rattled off nine points and built a 9-4 advantage by the end of the period.

The second quarter made all the difference, with White River pouring in 22 points to take a commanding halftime lead of 31-7. Cassidy France scored 10 points during the period to lead the charge and Kennedy Hobert added seven.

Freshman starter Amanda Lance dropped in three 3-point bombs in the third quarter as the Hornets pushed their lead to 30 points and then 40.

Hobert added 10 points in the second half and finished with a game-high 19. France chipped in with 14 and Lance finished with 12.

 

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