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Lady Tigers Get Overtime Win Against Henry County

Lexington High School Lady Tigers Basketball
Photo by: Jared James / The Lexington Progress

Article by Blake Franklin-

After taking the win the previous night in their homecoming game, Lexington shifted their focus to Henry County on Friday, January 14. The Lady Tigers came into the game with high expectations of themselves and wanted to keep the wins coming. A game that would go into overtime, Lexington came away in the end with the win over Henry County. The final score of the contest was 66-61.

The game started with Lexington scoring seven points in the first quarter. Henry County was able to record 11 points to start. In the second quarter, the Lady Tigers would score 11 points of their own and allowed Henry County to put up 14 points. Being down at halftime, Lexington came out in the third quarter and posted 20 points after the break. Henry County would score 13 points in the third quarter, also. The Lady Tigers added another 13 points in the fourth quarter to tie the game at the end of regulation. Henry County matched Lexington’s total points in the quarter with 13 points of their own. In overtime, this is where Lexington took advantage and scored 15 points in the extra time. Henry County was only able to score ten points in overtime and took the loss.

Lexington had success from long range in the game by making seven shots from behind the arch. The Lady Tigers would add another eight successful two-point buckets to go along with them.

At the foul line, the Lady Tigers attempted 36 free-throw attempts. Lexington made good use of getting to the foul line by making…

For the complete story, see the January 19th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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