Hahnville girls knock off Denham Springs, 50-45

Kaelynn Boyd scores 19 in victory


February 24, 2012 at 9:28 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Hahnville High School guard KaeLynn Boyd looks for an opening to the lane during the Lady Tigers 50-45 victory over Denham Springs. Hahnville will now take on Archbishop Chapelle.
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Hahnville High School guard KaeLynn Boyd looks for an opening to the lane during the Lady Tigers 50-45 victory over Denham Springs. Hahnville will now take on Archbishop Chapelle.
Behind 19 points from KaeLynn Boyd, the Hahnville Lady Tigers knocked off Denham Springs, 50-45, in the first round of the Class 5A state playoffs.

Hahnville (22-7) was in control throughout the first half, outscoring Denham Springs 13-9 in the first quarter and rolling to a 26-19 lead at the half. But Denham fired back in the third quarter and tied the game at 34-34 after going on a 15-8 run.

Boyd and Rea Fields answered in the fourth though to give Hahnville the victory.

Fields was the only other Lady Tiger in double figures, finishing with 17 points. Taylor Weber had 7 points, while Rickell Preston scored 5 points.

Hahnville, who is seeded 10th in the playoffs and won their district, will now travel to Archbishop Chapelle (No. 7) on Thursday.

The game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.




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