DOLA - McComb jumped out to an early lead Wednesday evening as the Panthers topped Hardin Northern 57-41 in the Blanchard Valley Conference opener for both teams.

The Panthers grabbed a 21-12 first quarter lead and were up 39-19 at halftime.

Emily Cylmer had 21 points to lead McComb, while Nora Hemminger had 18 points. Camryn Sudlow finished with 10 points.

Kylee Hooker had 12 points for the Polar Bears (1-2) and Molly WIlson added 11 points. Holly Wilson had six rebounds for Hardin Northern.