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Lady Tigers Suffer Loss to Lady Cavs

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

Article by Blake Franklin-

In their only game played last week, the Lexington High School Lady Tigers basketball team took to the road and headed to Crockett County High School to face the Lady Cavaliers. Lexington embarked on a journey the team knew would a tough test. The Lady Tigers never quit during the course of the game, but ultimately Crockett County was too much, and Lexington fell, 53-37.

The game started out with Crockett County scoring 16 points in the first quarter with the Lady Tigers only able to put nine points on the scoreboard in the opening quarter. Lexington added another eight points in the second quarter before halftime, but the Lady Cavaliers posted 16 more points in the quarter and took a 32-17 lead into the half. In the third quarter, the Lady Tigers outscored Crockett County, when Lexington recorded 11 points and allowed only eight points to the Lady Cavaliers. The fourth quarter saw Crockett County score 13 points and Lexington was only able to net nine points before the end of the game and took the loss.

Lexington was led in scoring on the night by Jadyn Yarbro, who collected 11 points. Both Diamond Holland and Sarah Simmons each scored nine points for the Lady Tigers in the game. Kylie Waldrep would record four points in the loss to Crockett County and Callie McDonald finished with three points in the contest. Candace Butler would be the only other Lady Tiger to record points, as she ended with…

For complete coverage, see the January 26th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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