Hornets fall at home in close district battle

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  • Miller Grove coach Gary Billingsley uses a timeout to try to regroup late in the Hornets 45-39 loss Tuesday. The Hornets led in the final minutes of the game before Ector was able to pull off a comeback, giving Miller Grove their first district loss of the season. Staff photo by Tyler Lennon
    Miller Grove coach Gary Billingsley uses a timeout to try to regroup late in the Hornets 45-39 loss Tuesday. The Hornets led in the final minutes of the game before Ector was able to pull off a comeback, giving Miller Grove their first district loss of the season. Staff photo by Tyler Lennon
MILLER GROVE- The Miller Grove Hornets hosted Ector Tuesday looking to improve to 3-0 in district play. The game comes one day after the Hornets found themselves in the top 25 of the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll for the first time since the season started. Offense was hard to come by for both teams in the opening frame, with the Hornets making just four free throws and one bucket…

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