LONE GROVE — This season at the Gary Scott Center, there’s always been a trend for the Lone Grove Lady Horns to play some of their best basketball.

LONE GROVE — This season at the Gary Scott Center, there’s always been a trend for the Lone Grove Lady Horns to play some of their best basketball.

Friday night, the trend led them to a district title. 

A dominating performance through all four quarters helped keep the Davis Lady Wolves at bay, as Lone Grove moved to 11-11 on the season with a 54-24 victory.

The Lady Horns will now move into the winners bracket of the regional tournament, where they will play the winner of Dickson/Kingston on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Kingston.

Davis meanwhile will play in the Regional Consolation Quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at 1:30 against the loser of the Dickson/Kingston matchup at Kingston. 

“It was a great defensive performance tonight, a lot of effort and intensity,” Lone Grove coach Sam Hale said. 

“We have kind of been missing that at times this season. They did a really good job tonight of moving the ball around with unselfish play. This is the time of year we need to be doing this and hopefully we have the roadblocks out the way here.”

From the opening tip, the Lady Longhorns had the momentum going in their favor.  

Madison Anderson gave the Lady Horns an early lead by sinking all four of her free throw attempts in the first quarter. 

The Lady Horns jumped out to an early 17-7 lead after one after with all but one starter getting on the board. 

Jordan Brown led the way for the Lady Wolves in the quarter, scoring all of her team-high five of her points points in the period.

The Lady Longhorns added to their lead in the second, 12-2 run in the quarter. 

Cheyanne Davis led the Lady Longhorns in scoring, making two field goal attempts to score four of her eight total points in the quarter. 

Rylie Truver hit both of her free throws in the quarter with 5:15 remaining to give Davis its only points in the second quarter.

After half time, the Lady Longhorns started the quarter with 8-0 run to jump out to a 37-9 lead. 

With 3:57 remaining in the quarter, the Lady Wolves went on a 9-7 run of their own to shrink the lead to 44-18.

Grace Murphy and Logan Pruitt led the way for the Lady Wolves, each scoring four in the quarter. Lydia Saavedra hit a three pointer just before the end of the third to give her team a 47-18 lead entering the fourth.

With eight minutes remaining before being named district champs, the Lady Longhorns outscored the Lady Wolves 10-5 in the final period to take the district championship. 

Anderson led all scorers with 16 points, including going 8-for-9 from the free throw line. 

Saavedra added 12 points for Lone Grove, with Davis and Anna Black each scoring eight points apiece.

Murphy and Brown each had five points to lead the Lady Wolves in the game followed by Pruitt and Morgan Scott with four points apiece.