Freshman Hornets steal away comeback win at Catholic


LITTLE ROCK — The Bryant Hornets freshman team didn’t hold a lead against the Little Rock Catholic Rockets freshmen Monday night until the 2:14 mark of the fourth quarter.

The Rockets had slowed the Hornets with a tight zone defense and, at the other end, took advantage of Bryant aggressiveness with back-door cuts and drives to the basket.

But the Hornets rallied late to escape the Rockets’ gym with a 37-35 victory in Central Arkansas Junior High Conference play. They improved to 15-7 overall and 5-2 in the league going into their regular-season finale against Conway Blue on Thursday.

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