DU QUOIN -- The Nashville Hornets broke open a close game in the second half, and pounded the defending 2A State Champion Harrisburg Bulldogs 71-49 at the Du Quoin 2A Sectional.
Nashville led 25-21 at the half, and immediately extended that lead to 11. The Bulldogs cut it to six on buckets by Eli Taborn-Scott and Anfernee Houston, but the Hornets pushed the lead back to 13 by the end of the third and cruised in the fourth.
The Hornets will now face Mt. Carmel Friday night with a date in the SIU 2A Supersectional on the line.
Wind: 5 MPH
Humidity: 93 %