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LCHS girls romp past Jefferson

FAYETTE – Brittany Peyton fired in 19 points to direct theLawrence County Lady Cougars to a 56-51 Division 7-3A win Tuesdaynight over the Jefferson County Lady Tigers. Peyton also grabbedfour rebounds.

Information on the boys game was unavailable at press time.

Lawrence County (4-6) led 12-10 over Jefferson County at the endof the first quarter and went up by five points 34-29 at the half.In the second half, both teams scored 34 points apiece as the LadyCougars escaped with the win.

Coached by Archie Ross, the Lawrence County girls got 14 pointsand two rebounds from Isah Toney. Stacey Smith netted 13 points and11 rebounds. Collecting eight rebounds was Jasmine Lewis.

Travalyn Smith led Jefferson County with 17 points.

@Bbstandings:GIRLS

Lawrence County 56, Jefferson County 51

Jefferson Co. (51) Travalyn Smith 17, Keayatta Wilson12.

Lawrence County (56) Brittany Peyton 19, Isha Toney 14,Stacy Smith 13, Lewis 6, J. Peyton 2, Cowart 2.

Total fouls: Lawrence County 16. Jefferson County 12.Fouled out-None. Technicals-None.

Free throws M-A: Lawrence County 3-4. Jefferson CountyNA,.

Lawrence County

12

10

20

14 – 56

Jefferson County

10

9

11

21 – 51