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Blue Lions top Lady Mustangs

Lead Summary
The Highland County Press-

     WASHINGTON C.H. – The Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs had trouble in all aspects of their game Tuesday evening at Washington Senior High School, as they were defeated in the non-league contest 45-17 by the Washington Lady Blue Lions, in the first game at the new WSHS basketball gym.

     The Lady Mustangs, who stand at 1-1 overall, trailed 26-7 at the half, scoring three points in the first quarter.

     Washington (0-0, 2-1) forced L-C into 12 turnovers in the first half.

     Lynchburg-Clay (0-0, 1-1) were led by Laney Lewis, a freshman, with six points. Sophomore Brooke Hertlein made a 3-pointer, finishing the game with three points for L-C.

     L-C senior Cali Hatten made three free throws for a total of three points, and junior Hannah Blankenship netted five points.

     The Lady Mustangs went 4 of 7 from the free throw line and were 6 of 33 from the field for 18 percent.

     WSHS senior Lauryn Robinson led all scorers with a game-high 11 points, sinking five free throws and three shots from the field.

     In JV play, L-C was defeated by Washington 30-26. Emma Setty ended the contest by leading L-C with 12 points. Karen Hilt added 10 points for L-C.

     L-C will play again this Thursday as the travel to take on West Union in their first Southern Hills League game of the season. The JV game will start at 6 p.m.




LCHS – 3 4 4 6 – 17

WSHS – 11 15 8 11 – 45



LCHS (17)

L.Lewis 3 6, B.Hertlein 0 (1) 3, C.Hatten 0 3 3, H.Blankenship 2 1 5. TOTALS: 5 (1) 4-7 17.

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