Playing without two top scorers, the Boyd Lady Broncos suffered their first loss of the season, 65-32, to Greenfield.
The loss came Tuesday in the DOT Christmas Tournament at Dyersburg.
The Lady Broncos got off to a sleepwalking start, falling behind 24-2 in the first quarter. It was 37-9 at the half.
The loss marked the first of the season for the Boyd girls, who raced out to a dominating 14-0 start. The team was playing without Anna Jones and Audrey Durham, two starters.
GREENFIELD 65 – Top scorers: Edie Darby 15, Anastyn Vujicic 11, Emma Grace Alford 9, Mattie Winberry 9
BOYD 32 – Laney Copeland 11, Lia Wright 11, Krista Chisam 4, Jaycie Hodges 3, Kelly Bush 2, Sarah Woodruff 1
It didn’t take long for the Lady Broncos to rebound from their first loss of the season.
Lia Wright made sure of that.
Wright hit a clutch 3-pointer with 1:15 to go with Boyd trailing by 1 point to put the Lady Broncos on top. Wright finished with a game-high 19 points as Boyd won a dogfight, 41-38, over Humboldt on Wednesday in the DOT Christmas Tournament at Dyersburg.
The win improves Boyd to 15-1 on the season.
The game was tight from the opening tip. Neither team was able to pull away.
Boyd held a 21-18 lead at the half.
BOYD 41 – Lia Wright 19, Laney Copeland 9, Jaycie Hodges 8, Krista Chisam 4, Sara Kate Brogden 1
HUMBOLDT – Top scorers: Terona Wedley 12, Simone Austin 8