HCS girls split a pair in basketball

The Harford Christian girls basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday, losing 48-44 at Greater Grace Christian Academy in Baltimore.

The Eagles went down 12-4 in the first quarter, but outscored the hosts, 13-6, in the second. Greater Grace, however, scored 15 points in each of the final two quarters to clinch the win.

Chloe Akers pumped in 21 points to lead Harford, while Abby Hughey and Gabrielle Joyner scored six points each. Kelsey Williams had six rebounds.

Jessica McCarter of Greater Grace led all scorers with 22 points.

On Monday, Harford (3-1) opened MACSAC play with a win, easily beating visiting Calvary Baptist Church Academy of Glen Burnie, 49-6.

The Eagles led 27-6 at the half and then outscored the opponent 22-0 in the second half.

Grace Shanahan scored eight points to lead 10 players in the scoring column. Akers added seven points, while Shayla Atkins, Madeline Purdy and Hughey each scored six.

Williams led with 13 rebounds and Taylor Lavin had 11 boards.

Copyright © 2018, The Baltimore Sun, a Baltimore Sun Media Group publication | Place an Ad