The second ranked Harrisburg Tigers jumped out to a 31-4 first quarter lead and never looked back in posting an 82-17 win over the Madison Lady Bulldogs in Harrisburg on Thursday night.
"For the third straight game we have shot terribly from the field," said Madison coach Adam Ericsson. "Our girls have to understand that we are getting the ball in good spots to score. We just have to finish."
Madison made just 3-of-40 field goals (.075 percent) and hit 11 of 19 free throws, 57 percent. Harrisburg made 34 of 72 field goals, 47 percent and 9-of-19 free throws, 47 percent.
Harrisburg had the edge on the boards, 35-23.
Morgan Skluzacek tossed in five points for the Lady Bulldogs. Danielle Roemen and Madison Nipe each had four points. Nipe grabbed six rebounds.
Morgan Kryer and Hailey Halling each had 17 points for the Tigers. Dani Honner and Brittany Blakney each had 10 points. Honner had six rebounds.
"Harrisburg is a great team and we have to take whatever positives from this game and move forward and finish out the last month of the season with renewed determination," Ericsson said.
Madison (3-10 overall) will swing back into action on Tuesday, when the Lady Bulldogs host Pipestone, Minn. at the Madison Middle School Gym with the tipoff set for 7:30 p.m.
JVs drop game
Harrisburg won the junior varsity game 53-18.
Jordin Delzer scored six points to pace Madison. She also pulled down a team-high seven rebounds.