Haley Jones

Haley Jones scored 19 points to help lead Cleburne to a 56-45 win Friday night at Waco University.

WACO — The Cleburne Lady Jackets picked up a 56-45 win Friday night at Waco University.

The win gave Cleburne its first win in District 14-5A play as the Lady Jackets (8-11) are off to a 1-1 start in league action. Cleburne dropped a 70-41 decision to Red Oak in its district opener Tuesday night.

Cleburne seniors Haley Jones and Wendel'lyn Moblin along with freshman Karman Wright combined for 50 of the team's 56 points to lead the Lady Jackets to victory against the Lady Trojans.

Jones went for 19 points, Moblin added 17 points, and Wright scored a career-high 14 points.

The Lady Jackets held a 15-12 lead after the opening quarter, but Cleburne used a 16-7 edge in the second quarter to take a 31-19 lead into halftime. The Lady Jackets added to their lead in the third as Cleburne carried a 45-31 advantage into the final frame.

Cleburne is next scheduled to compete in the Keller Christmas Invitational on Dec. 26-28 before the Lady Jackets resume district play Jan. 7 at Midlothian.

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