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2012-12-06 / Sports

LMS BB Report

by Mark Strain


Chelsea Schneider played for the mixed 8B girls, scoring two. 
PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN. Chelsea Schneider played for the mixed 8B girls, scoring two. PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN. Monday, November 26th, the Lexington Lady Middle School Eagles played their first home game of the season, hosting the Lady Eagles of Rogers. Lexington was able to field a 7B team, which started the action for the night. Lexington’s #18 Ma’Kayla Atkins dominated the play, scoring 18 of Lexington’s 20 points. The other 2 points were made by #32 Erica Clinard. The 7B defense held Rogers to 6 points, allowing Lexington to win 20-6.

Next up was a modified 8B team, which had a mix of 7th and 8th graders for Lexington. Rogers’ pure 8B team was able to contain the Lexington scoring and went on to win the game 18-2. Chelsea Schneider scored 2 for Lexington.

The Lexington 7A team was led in scoring by #15 Kaity Washington with 16 points. The Green team was able to jump out to a lead that they never relinquished. By periods, Lexington led from start to finish: 6-2, 10-2, 16-8 and, finally, winning it with a score of 24-12. Others scoring for Lexington were Keanna Clemons with six and Rayghann Stewart with two.


Kynslie Meyer during the 8A girls’ game. 
PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN. Kynslie Meyer during the 8A girls’ game. PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN. The final game of the night pitted the two 8A teams against each other. The Lexington Eagles ended the first period out in front 9-6. #2 Jaclyn Alford put up 3 free throws; #22 Magen Walch had 2 points and #25 Madison Stefek added 4 more.

In the second period, Walch put in a free throw and Stefek added four to make the halftime score 14- 8 Lexington. In the third period, Rogers added 6 to their total, while Lexington’s #5 Courtney Strain added 2 points for the only Lexington scoring of the period. Rogers had cut the lead to 2 points, 16-14 Lexington.

The final period had both teams running up and down the court. Lexington’s #10 Clarissa Parker hit for 2, but then Rogers answered with 2 of their own. With the time running down, Stefek hit for the final 2 points of the night, and Lexington went on a pass and stall drill. Lexington won 20-16.


Lexington’s Courtney Strain goes up for a lay up in the 8A girls game. 
PHOTOBYMARKSTRAIN. Lexington’s Courtney Strain goes up for a lay up in the 8A girls game. PHOTOBYMARKSTRAIN. Scoring for Lexington were: #25 Madison Stefek with 10, #2 Jaclyn Alford with 3, #22 Magen Walch with 3, #5 Courtney Strain with 2 and #10 Clarissa Parker with 2.

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