Baytown-The Hardin Lady Hornets opened up Bi-district play on Tuesday night in Baytown at Lee College in impressive fashion with a three-game sweep over Danbury 25-14, 25-16, 25-17. Hardin Head Coach Regina Snell was happy with the win but said her team would need to play with more spirit. “We just kind of just went through the motion tonight,” said Snell. “We need to come out with more intensity down the road and play better.” Josie Rollins got the Lady Hornets with a couple of kills for a 4-3 lead. Kills by Georgia Vance and Rollins had Hardin up 17- 12 to force a Lady Panthers timeout. Julianna Smart followed that up with a kill to make it 19-12. The Lady Hornets continued to roll with a big kill by Makinnley Smart, and then a pair of kills by Maddy Fregia had Hardin up 1-0 in the match. In the second game, Smart found a hole for a kill to put Hardin up 4-2. Danbury then went on a 3-0 run with a kill by Emma Farish, and the Lady Panthers trailed 8-5. Kills by Smart and Vance had the Lady Hornets up 12-7. Danbury then went on a 5-0 run to tie the score at 12-apiece to force a Hardin timeout. The Lady Hornets came out of the timeout and had a kill by Josie Rollins, and then an ace by Vance had Hardin back upfront 22-15, and the Lady Panthers needed to talk about it. Leading 24- 16, Smart delivered a kill to give the Lady Hornets a 2-0 lead in the match. Danbury came out in the final game and jumped to a quick 5-1 advantage. Hardin came back and after kills by Smart and Kylee Land led 13-11. A kill by Maddy Fregia made it 20-16, and then a tip by Juliana Smart made it 22-17. Makinnley Smart then ended the night on a cross-court kill to end the season for the Lady Panthers and set up the Lady Hornets for a second-round match-up with Woodville.