The Hart girls basketball team cruised to another conference win, defeating Shelby 52-35 on Thursday night.

The Pirates led 8-5 after the opening quarter, 23-14 at halftime and 37-25 heading into the final stanza.

Nicole Rockwell led Hart with 16 points while Jayd Hovey added 13 points, seven assists and four blocks.

Shelby was paced by Lexi Schultz with 12 points, while Kendall Zoulek added nine points and 10 rebounds.

The Pirates improved to 15-2 on the season and 10-1 in league play, while Shelby is now 9-6 overall and 6-5 in conference action.