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H-D girls silence Humboldt

 

Hampton-Dumont's Brooklyn Plagge (50) and Paige Wragge (24) trap a Humboldt player underneath the basket during the team's North Central Conference opener on Tuesday, Dec. 3. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

 

HAMPTON – It took a half, but the Hampton-Dumont girls basketball team squelched any thought Humboldt had of handing the Bulldogs their first loss.

H-D (2-0) trailed much of the first half until a pair of Jordan Prantner free throws put the Bulldogs ahead 19-18 at the break and they never trailed again in a 50-36 victory on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

“We fronted the high post,” H-D coach Chad Johnson said of the team’s adjustments at halftime. “We passed better offensively in the second half.”

For more on this story, see the Dec. 11 issue of the Hampton Chronicle.