Times Staff Report
TERRE HAUTE -- The North Clay eighth-grade girl's basketball team had a tough task in opening their season on Wednesday evening.
Facing a Honey Creek squad that had already played much of its season, the Knights lost a 31-25 decision.
Free throws were a big factor in the game as North Clay missed 12 from the charity stripe.
Mikayla Rowan and McKenzie Kumpf each had eight points with a combined nine boards. Abbey Timberman had two points and four-rebound with Whitney Halfhill adding five points.
In an abbreviated 'B' game, Honey Creek won 18-8 as Hannah Minor had two points and two rebounds for North Clay. Karli Gambill added four points, Sydney Buell had two points and four rebounds and Shea Britton had four boards.
The eighth-grade travels to Otter Creek on Monday at 5:15 p.m.