In the first half, it looked like the Sophie B. Wright Warriors didn’t stand a chance. By the end of the second half, it looked like Wright had traded places with its opponent because they were the ones doing the celebrating.

Gregory Hammond scored 20 points, Damiree Burns chipped in 16 and the Warriors overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat Lee (Alabama) to advance to the second round of the Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic at the Alario Center in Westwego.

Wright (17-2) didn’t look like it would be going anywhere in the first half as it fell behind by double digits. From the midway point of the first quarter to the 5:57 mark of the second quarter, the Warriors didn’t manage a single point on offense as they struggled to find their shot.

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