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Lady Lions Conclude Season After Falling at South Gibson

Scotts Hill High School Lady Lions Basketball
Photo by: Dan Eason / The Lexington Progress

Article by Blake Franklin-

Last Saturday night, the Lady Lions of Scotts Hill High School took a trip over to South Gibson to take on the Lady Hornets. This was the first regional game of the year for Scotts Hill and a must win to advance on in postseason play. A slow start by the Lady Lions at the beginning of the game made them work extra hard to pull off the possible comeback. In the end, Scotts Hill fell just short and was defeated by South Gibson, 40-38.

To start the game, the Lady Lions got off to a very slow start. Scotts Hill only scored 2 points in the opening quarter. In the second quarter, the Lady Lions added 8 more points before halftime. Scotts Hill found themselves down by 15 points at the half, with the score being 25-10 in favor of South Gibson. In the second half the Lady Lions got their rhythm going and scored 13 points in the third quarter and then added another 15 points in the fourth quarter, to lose in a close game to the Lady Hornets.

Blaize Deere, a senior on the team, would lead the way in scoring on the night for the Lady Lions. Deere would account for 14 points in the game. Harley Bowman, another senior, would add 9 points in the game and Journey Knowles would score 7 points against the Lady Hornets. Knowles is also a senior for the Lady Lions basketball team. Bradie Ivey, the other senior player to help score for Scotts Hill, added 6 points and Jaden Scates rounded out the scoring for the Lady Lions with…

For the complete article, see the March 3rd edition of The Lexington Progress.

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