The Hart girls basketball squad cruised past Whitehall 46-24 in a West Michigan Conference game on Thursday night.LSJ Logo incert

The Pirates (13-6, 8-6) jumped out to a 12-2 lead after the first stanza, led 28-8 at halftime and 34-12 after three quarters.

Baylee Draper paced Hart with 16 points, eight blocked shots and five steals, while Maddie Hegedus added seven points and five blocks.

The Vikings were led in a losing effort by Melissa Shoup with 10 points and eight rebounds, while Julie Brown added six points and 10 rebounds.