By Jay Seidel
By Frank Lara Risco
LA HABRA— The Sunny Hills Lady Lancers fell back under even in Freeway League play after losing 52-36 to the La Habra Highlanders last night.
The Lady Lancers found themselves down by 7-2 early in the game, but five straight points by guard Jessica Barrow tied up the game.
Behind a big first quarter by Barrow,who had 9 in the quarter, the Lady Lancers overcame their slow start to take a 12-8 lead.
Other than a basket by La Habra center Hannah Mcarthur to cut the Lady Lancers lead to two, both teams went cold from the field in the closing minutes of the quarter.
The Lancers (13-8, 2-3) and Highlanders (14-6, 3-2) both went scoreless in the final two and a half minutes of the first quarter.
La Habra Seniors Mcarthur and Emma Zener stepped up in the second quarter to help the Highlanders retake the lead.
Mcarthur made her presence felt on both sides of the ball.
The center, who led the team with 10 points in the quarter and a total of 16 in the game, converted several shots from inside the paint and forced Lancer turnovers that often culminated in points for the Highlanders.
Zener contributed 7 points of her …read more
Source:: Inside Fullerton