The Franklinton Lady Demons improved to 18-1 on the season and 1-0 in District 7-4A Tuesday with a 78-37 win over Hammond.
Franklinton continued district play Friday night in Pearl River.
The Lady Demons led 17-6 after the first quarter of play Tuesday, then led Hammond 39-16 at the half.
Coach Regina Meyerchick said Hammond hustled in the game but had trouble scoring against her team. And despite her team’s easy win, she said the Lady Demons still have corrections to make.
“We’re a work in progress,” she said. “We get out of position a lot. But we are very blessed to be extremely quick. We can make mistakes but we make up for them.
“As we learn not to make the mistakes, we still have our quickness.”
Nine players scored in the game for Franklinton. Hailey Sellers led with 28 points, while Ashley Varnado had 14 and Cheyenne Fornea had 13. Tyeishia Anders scored seven, Kierra Williams had six, Amber Carter contributed four and Shakerian Fabre, Jacaria Bickham and Denetra Rayford had two points each.
Last weekend the Lady Demons played three games in the St. Martin’s Episcopal Tournament. Franklinton defeated Haynes Academy, 65-29, Ben Franklin, 56-23, and St. Charles Catholic, 57-33.
Hailey Sellers had 22 points against Haynes Academy, while Lana Thomas had 10, Varnado had eight and Fornea had seven. Thomas hit three of her team’s 10 3-pointers in the game.
Fornea led scoring for Franklinton against Ben Franklin with 12 points. In the game, 11 of the Lady Demons’ 12 players scored.
Sellers was leading scorer against St. Charles with 14 points. Fornea had 12, and Williams had 10.