Article by Blake Franklin-
After suffering a homecoming defeat at the hands of Scotts Hill, Lexington wanted to right the ship by wining a game over Henry County that was played on Friday, January 14. Not being able to keep up with Henry County throughout the game made things more difficult for the Tigers to earn the victory. Lexington would ultimately be on the losing end of things against Henry County as the Tigers lost two games in a row. The final score of the game was 54-41, in favor of the Patriots.
Lexington started the game by scoring 12 points in the first quarter. Henry County matched the Tigers with 12 points of their own in the opening quarter, also. The Tigers came back and scored 14 points in the second quarter and allowed the Patriots to add another 15 points to their total. Lexington trailed by one at intermission. The Big Red Tigers couldn’t keep up the pace in the second half though. Lexington was only able to record 11 points in the third quarter but gave up 18 points to Henry County in the same quarter of play. Then, in the fourth quarter, the Tigers only added four points to the scoreboard. Henry County posted nine points and took the win.
The Tigers were led in scoring by Rocky Hurley who scored 16 points. Following him was Caleb Gorden. Gorden recorded seven points in the loss. Devin Bryant finished with six points and Aiden Valle posted five points for the Tigers. Rodarius Transor collected four points in the defeat and…
For the complete story, see the January 19th edition of The Lexington Progress.