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Lady Lions Beat In-County Rival

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

Article by Blake Franklin-

In a game that has bragging rights within Henderson County, the Scotts Hill Lady Lions were ready to take on the challenge on Friday evening, December 9, 2022. The Lady Lions had to hit the road to take on Lexington High School but that did not deter the team from imposing their will on their rival. Scotts Hill and Lexington went back and forth in the first half before the Lady Lions pulled away in the second half to take the win over the Lady Tigers. The final score of the game was 42-33, in favor of the Scotts Hill High School Lady Lions basketball team.

Leading the way in scoring on the night for the Lady Lions was Julie Hampton. She finished the contest with 15 points in the win. Lacie Dunavant recorded 11 points for Scotts Hill and Heather Bartholomew netted nine points in the game. Jaden Scates added four points for the Lady Lions and Kaylin Wade finished with three points of her own.
At the foul line, Scotts Hill made 14 of their 18 free throw shots. The Lady Lions connected on 11 made two-point baskets and were successful on two 3-point buckets as well.

The game started with Scotts Hill scoring 11 points in the first quarter and Lexington recorded seven points. The second quarter saw the Lady Lions net five points. Lexington was able to score 14 points in the second quarter as well. The score at halftime was 21-16, in favor of Lexington. Coming out of halftime, Scotts Hill posted 14 points and Lexington was held to…

For complete coverage, see the December 14th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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