Local Sports Journal

A big first quarter helped Hart beat Hesperia in a nonconference boys basketball game on Thursday night.

The Pirates jumped out to a 16-8 lead after one quarter and led 27-19 at the half.

James Freeman led Hart with 17 points and Matt Wilson added 11 rebounds.

Traxton Gordon led Hesperia with 15 points and Joe Allen and Joe McKeown added 12 points each.