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Lady Dragons fall to L-C

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

PROCTORVILLE — It was quite a preview game.
In what some think is a preview of a regional matchup, the Lynchburg-Clay Lady Panthers beat the Fairland Lady Dragons 61-49 on Saturday.
Peyton Scott scored 30 points and Zoe Fittro had 22 as Lynchburg ran its record to 18-3.
Harley Lyons scored 19 points and Allie Marshall had 11 points before fouling out to lead Fairland (17-4).
The Lady Panthers came out hot as they took a 22-9 first quarter lead.
Serena Smith hit a pair of 3-pointers and scored eight points, Scott had a trey and scored eight points and Fittro had two triples.
Britney Thompson and Lyons had 3-pointers for Fairland.
The Lady Dragons cut the spread to 32-21 at the half as Lyons hit another 3-pointer and scored five points to lead five different players in the scoring column.
Scott hit a 3-pointer and 5-of-6 at the line for 10 points.
Fairland cut into the lead a little more in the third quarter. Thompson drained two more 3-pointers and it was now 39-31.
But Fittro knocked down three triples and scored 13 points while Scott had a 3-pointer and converted 5-of-6 at the line in the fourth quarter.
Lyons had a 3-pointer and nine points, Marshall six points and Kelsie Warnock hit a 3-pointer for the Lady Dragons.
Fairland plays Zane Trace at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday in the sectional tournament at Jackson.
Lynchburg 22 10 7 22 = 61
Fairland 9 12 10 18 = 49
LYNCHBURG-CLAY (18-3): Zoe Fittro 1 6 2-3 22, Chelsea Hart 0 0 0-0 0, Serena Smith 0 2 3-4 9, Sierra Benney 0 0 0-2 0, Peyton Scott 5 3 11-14 30, Katie McLaughlin 0 0 0-0 0, Kaylee Lunsford 0 0 0-0 0, Logan Binkley 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 6 11 16-23 61. Fouls: 10. Fouled out: None.
FAIRLAND (17-4): Emma Marshall 0 0 0-0 0, Harley Lyons 5 3 0-0 19, Allie Marshall 5 0 1-3 11, Jessica King 2 0 0-1 4, Kelsie Warnock 0 1 1-2 4, Britney Thompson 0 3 0-0 9, Jenna Stone 1 0 0-0 2. Totals: 13 7 2-6 49. Fouls: 20. Fouled out: A. Marshall.