Big third-quarter lead holds up for freshman Hornets to open tourney


The first Bryant-Benton showdown of the basketball season will be tonight when the freshman teams from each school meet at the Bryant High School gym in the semifinals of the annual Bryant Invitational Tournament.

Bryant’s Hornets advanced with a 33-27 win over Lake Hamilton on Monday night just after Benton escaped with a 37-34 win over Conway White. Tip off tonight will be around 6:40.

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