The Jones County girls’ season came to a disappointing end Tuesday night in Marietta when the Lady Hounds lost to top-ranked Kell 64-54 in the Class 5A state quarterfinals.
Jones County, which finishes with a 25-6 record, jumped out to an early lead and finished the first quarter on top 13-10.
But the undefeated Lady Longhorns, now 31-0, charged back in the second quarter and went into halftime ahead 29-21.
The Lady Hounds made several runs in the second half but could never catch up.
See next week’s paper for details and photos.