Sierra Benney is pictured in a game for Lynchburg-Clay.
Sierra Benney is pictured in a game for Lynchburg-Clay.
The Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs were unable to gain a road Southern Hills Athletic Conference game win on Monday (Jan. 6) as they lost to the host Peebles Lady Indians, 62-45 at PHS.

The first frame went well for the Lady Mustangs on the road as they led by a 19-9 score at the end of the first quarter when Zoe Fittro scored six of those points off two 3-pointers, and scoring five points in the same frame was Logan Binkley. Also in the quarter, Serena Smith added four points with two baskets, and there were two points scored by Sierra Benney and Serene Walker.

LCHS didn’t fare as well in the second with the Lady Mustangs being outscored by Peebles, 21-12 for a halftime score of 31-30 in favor of the visiting Lady Mustangs.

In the third, the quarter was nearly all Peebles with a 21-7 scoring differential, and in the fourth quarter PHS added 11 points to their total, while LCHS scored seven points.

LCHS was led by Zoe Fittro with 15 points, including the aforementioned three 3-pointers, plus one two-point basket and she was 4-of-4 from the free-throw line.

Walker was also in double figures with 13 points, as she made four two-point field goals and was 5-of-6 in her free throw attempts.

Other final scoring totals for LCHS were Binkley with seven points, Benney with six points and Smith with four points.

For the game, the Lady Mustangs collected 12 two-point baskets, three 3-pointers and were 12-of-17 from the free-throw line. Peebles finished with 17 two-point baskets, three 3-pointers and they were 19-of-30 from the free-throw line.

Peebles was led by Jacey Justice with 27 points, as her scoring included six two-point baskets, two 3-pointers and she was 9-of-13 from the free-throw line.

Also scoring points for PHS on Monday were Lilly Gray with 16 points, Harlee Wilkerson with 10 points and Tatum Arey with nine points.