Defense leads kickers to victory

Gatesville used its stingy defense and some timely offense to defeat Lorena 3-0 Tuesday night in District 17-4A play. The Hornets built a 2-0 lead in the first half and added another long-range bullet in the fi nal half. Defensively, GHS pitched its fifth-straight shutout and sixth shutout of the season. Gatesville, which improved to 7-2 overall, keeps its share of the 17-4A lead at 3-0. The Hornets played host La Vega Friday.

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