Article by Blake Franklin-
Lexington fans were in attendance last Friday night to watch their hometown team face off against the Riverside Panthers. After falling in the first game against them this year, Lexington was looking to bounce back and even the series. The Tigers did just that and claimed another victory to close out regular season play with back to back wins. Lexington defeated Riverside by a final score of 57-46.
The Big Red Tiger leading the way in scoring in the contest was Rodarius Transor. He would account for 17 points for Lexington in the game. Caleb Gorden would follow him by scoring 12 points in the contest. Wyatt Davis would add 9 points in the win and Tristin Roberts netted 8 points on the night. Michael Leslie netted 7 points for the Tigers as they were victorious over the Panthers. Both Aiden Valle and Devin Bryant would both score 2 points for Lexington.
Lexington would go 8 of 11 from the free-throw line in the contest against Riverside. The Tigers would also add three successful 3-point buckets in the win. Lexington made 20 two-points baskets, as well.
Starting out the game, Lexington accounted for 17 points in the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Tigers would add another 8 points before going into halftime. Coming out in the third quarter…
For complete coverage, see the February 17th edition of The Lexington Progress.