The Hart girls basketball team won a Division 3 district title on Friday, defeating Mason County Central 42-37 due to a dominated third quarter.

The Pirates trailed 11-10 after the first quarter and 20-17 at halftime, but went on a 14-13  third quarter tear to take a 31-21 advantage heading into the final frame.

Mason County Central attempted a comeback with a 16-11 fourth quarter run but fell short.

The Pirates were led by Jayd Hovey with 18 points while Rylee Noggle added 13.

The Spartans were paced by Rachel Allen with 15 points and four steals while Madisen Bennett added 12 points and 13 rebounds.

Hart advances to the Division 3 regional semifinals and will play Houghton Lake on Monday at McBain High School.