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Lexington Takes Care of Business with Madison

Lexington High School Lady Tigers Basketball
Photo by: Phil Blakley / The Lexington Progress

Article by Blake Franklin-

Heading into Jackson, Tennessee to take on Madison Academic last Thursday night, December 16, the Lady Tigers were coming off a big win over Humboldt a couple nights before. The team kept the momentum rolling as they took on the Lady Mustangs. Lexington was able to find success on the evening and came away with even more momentum. The Lady Tigers recorded the victory by beating Madison Academic by the score of 65-28.

The scoring got started in the first quarter with the Lady Tigers recording 24 points. Lexington held Madison to only four points to start the game. LHS kept the pressure on into the second quarter and added another 19 points to their total. The Lady Tigers allowed Madison Academic to score 11 points before halftime. In the third quarter, Lexington picked up where they had left off and finished with 15 points scored. Madison was able to only add five more points as they deficit grew larger for them. The fourth and final quarter of play saw LHS score seven points and allowed the Lady Mustangs to secure eight points in the quarter.

Sarah Simmons had the hot hand on the night for the Lady Tigers. She scored 17 points in the win. Kylie Waldrep would record eleven points and Diamond Holland added another ten points for the team. Jadyn Yarbro was able to net eight points as well. Cammeron Casey, Zoey Haynes, and Candace Butler all scored…

For the complete article, see the December 22nd edition of The Lexington Progress.

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