Posted Date: 03/29/2019
by Allen Rich
San Antonio, Texas -- For the third year in a row, the Dodd City Lady Hornets have proved they are one of the top two Class A basketball programs in Texas after the Lady Hornets drubbed Moulton, 52-33, in the UIL State Basketball Tournament semifinals.
Dodd City will face old nemesis Nazareth in the state championship Saturday morning at 8:30.
The Lady Hornets dominated the first half, leading Moulton 14-3 at the first buzzer and building a 20-point cushion, 29-9, at the half. Moulton managed to be more competitive in the second half, but Dodd City punched its ticket to the big dance with a 19-point victory in the state semifinals.
Dodd City sophomore post Journie Hilliard led the Lady Hornets with a double-double, putting up 22 points and pulling down 11 rebounds.
Dani Baccus, another Dodd City sophomore, finished with 15 points, seven rebounds and also dished out five assists.
Cassidy Herron scored seven, Delaney Pilliod dropped in six points, and Sarah Brent had two points in addition to another stellar defensive performance.
Erin Blaschke led Moulton with 17 points.