The Hazard Lady Bulldogs hosted the Powell County Lady Pirates on Thursday. The Lady Bulldogs struggled to get their offense started early, but by the time they got in gear it would be too late.
Hazard got off to a slow start in the first period, and fell behind by double digits midway through. The Lady Bulldogs ended the first period in the hole 17-5.
Hazard picked up the pace in the second period, but could not erase their deficit. The Lady Bulldogs went into the locker room trailing 33-19.
The Lady Bulldogs played hard in the second half, and seemed to match the Lady Pirates basket for basket. However, the deficit continued to hold, and Hazard fell 65-45.
Kelsi Caudill led the Lady Bulldogs in scoring with 18 points.
Hazard (45) Maddison Niece 7, Kelsi Caudill 18, Brittany Miller 3, Tori Wells 11 and Kellie Patrick 6.
Powell Co. (65) T. Curtis 4, D. Peck 19, K. Rogers 31, A. Branham 8, K. Estep 1 and B. Elam 2.