WASHINGTON — The Washington girls basketball team started and finished fast, but in between they struggled.
The Hatchets (1-1, 0-1 Big 8) lost its first Big 8 conference game Tuesday evening to Mt. Carmel (IL) 65-57 at the Hatchet House.
Washington outscored Mt. Carmel 39-35 in the first and fourth quarters, but were outscored 30-18 in the second and third quarters. The Hatchets got 20 points and 12 rebounds from junior forward Ally Hunsinger and 12 points and three rebounds from Hannah Mason.