The Lady Stangs struggled against the Hodgeman County Longhorns in a 30-55 loss.

In their last regular season basketball game of the year, finishing with an 8-12 record, the Macksville Lady Stangs lost to the Hodgeman County Longhorns 30-55 a week ago last Tuesday on Parents Night.

The Lady Stangs never got things going as fell behind 2-8 in the first quarter. The only Stang able to score was Lexi Wright with a basket.

Falling farther behind 7-25 at the half, it would be a big struggled to make up the difference. Scoring for Macksville was Wright making an old fashion three, and Jennifer Ortiz going 2/2 from the line.

The Lady Stangs did make up some of the difference by out-scoring the Longhorns 17-11 in the third. The score going into the fourth with the Lady Stangs down 24-36. Scoring for the Stangs had Lyset Ibarra nailing Macksville’s first 3-pointer and making a basket. Wright added eight points to her total by making two baskets and going 4/4 from the line. Ortiz made two baskets.

The Longhorns out-scored the Stangs 6-19 in the fourth, the Lady Stangs take a 30-55 loss.

Scoring in the final quarter had BrayLynn Anshutz making a basket, and Ortiz making two baskets.

“We struggled to finish inside as well as outside, had a few girls step up and play big inside, but have to clean things up moving forward” said Macksville’s head coach Chet Skinner.

Just in: In the 2A Central Plains Regional, the Lady Stangs came oh so close to moving on to the next round, but infortunately that didn’t happen as they lost to the Kinsley Coyotes at Kinsley, 34-36 Monday