By ROB HAMILTON
Cardington got their girls’ basketball season off to a good start with a 61-48 win at home against Danville on Saturday.
The Pirates only led 13-12 after the first quarter, but outscored their opponents 19-7 in the second period to take a commanding 13-point lead into the half. Both teams then scored 29 points over the final two periods to send Cardington to victory.
The Highland girls opened their season Saturday by dropping a 37-29 decision against Utica.
A poor second quarter proved to be the culprit for the Scots. After finishing the first quarter only behind 6-4, they were outscored 15-6 in the second.
They would take the third 11-3, but still trailed 24-21. Utica would then take a 13-8 advantage in the fourth quarter to finish on top in the contest.
The Northmor Lady Knights’ basketball season opened with a 59-41 loss at Colonel Crawford. No further information was available by deadline.
Rob Hamilton can be reached at 419-946-3010, ext. 1807. Connect with him on Twitter at @SportsMCS