The Lady Royals suffered a tough conference loss Friday night to Westfield. The Lady Royals started off strong in the first quarter scoring 14 points and taking a 4 point lead into the 2 quarter. After some foul trouble in the beginning of the 2nd the Royals struggled to get their offensive side of the ball going. Their defense stayed strong and kept the game close but HSE saw a 6 point deficit to start the 3rd quarter. That didn’t slow the Royals down and the came out strong on the offensive end scoring 13 points and holding Westfield to just 5 points. The fourth quarter saw several lead changes as both teams were fighting to stay ahead. Down 1 point with 6 seconds left, the Lady Royals had a chance to take home the win, but couldn’t convert. The Lady Royals continue to show a lot of heart and effort every single game.
Leading scorers for the Royals were Viele 14, Hinshaw 9, Makalusky 9 and Brown 5.
Leading rebounders were Stewart 3, Viele 3 and Hinshaw 3.