Matanzas Girls Basketball defeated the DeLand Bulldogs by a score of 46-40 on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. After a strong first two quarters, the Matanzas Pirates led the Bulldogs 30-16 at the half. DeLand fought hard in the second half, closing the point gap, but it wasn’t enough to secure a win.
Leading the Bulldogs was junior Javaria Horne (#24) with 18 points, 12 of which she scored in the fourth quarter. The Pirates were led in scoring by senior Na’Riya Perry (#1) with 16 points and junior Grace Norris (#10) with 12 points.
The HS Sports Player of the Game is Na’Riya Perry.