Decatur grabbed a 10-point lead after the first eight minutes of play Tuesday at home and held on for a 50-35 varsity girls basketball win over Mendon in Southwest 10 Conference play.
The Raiders improved to 9-8 overall and 8-7 in the league, while the Hornets slipped to 6-10 for the year and 6-9 in the conference.
Hayley Kramer scored 10 points to lead Mendon, Hannah Duchene scored eight, and Amaijha Bailey finished with seven. Aubrey Crotser hit a 3-pointer, Cierra Nightingale finished with four and Taylor Heitkamp drained three free throws.
Allison Warkentien led Decatur with 17 points.
Mendon 4 17 5 9 — 35
Decatur 14 13 15 8 — 50