Lady Lion 7th grade now 9-0

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The Washington Lady Lions seventh grade basketball team improved to 9-0 Thursday, Jan. 19, with a commanding 58-6 win at Chillicothe.

Washington jumped out to a 19-0 lead at the end of the first quarter.

The Lady Lions scored 31 unanswered points until the Lady Cavs connected on a free throw.

The half ended with the Lady Lions leading 36-1.

The tempo was still in Washington’s favor to start the second half as they outscored their opponent 14-3 in the third stanza to enter the fourth quarter with a 50-4 lead.

The Lady Lions were able to add 8 more in the final quarter to Chillicothe’s 2.

Leading the charge for the Lady Lions was Jeleeya Smith pouring in 24 points in limited action.

Haven McGraw got dialed-in for the second quarter scoring 11 of her 15 total points.

Aaralyne Estep and Mia Moats had six points each. Savannah Osborne scored 3 as Emily Becker and Mercedes Carner scored two points each.

The Lady Lions will be back in action Monday at 5 p.m. as they host Clinton-Massie.

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