Lee-Scott basketball builds momentum with Edgewood sweep

AUBURN, Ala – Fresh off the Thanksgiving break, Lee-Scott generated some momentum with a sweep of the Edgewood Wildcats to start a three-game week.

The varsity girls set the tone with a convincing 48-22 win that saw Lee-Scott hold Edgewood to less than 20% shooting from the field. Senior forward Emma Frances Zellner continued her electric start to the season with another double-digit performance, posting 18 points on 8-for-15 shooting. She added 12 rebounds, two steals and a block to her tally. Sophomore forward Mary Kathryn Harris was second on the team in scoring with 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting.

Lee-Scott played a clean game, winning the turnover battle 17-10 and only fouling 11 times across the entire contest. The win advanced the varsity girls team to 5-0 on the season. Below is the full box score for the Warriors.

Emma Frances Zellner 18
Mary Kathryn Harris 12
Ellie Keesee 5
Madison Davis 5
Sterling Tucker 5
Kate Dickerson 3

Watch the replay from both of the varsity games below.

The varsity boys team trailed 10-6 at the end of the first quarter, but the Warriors won each quarter from that point, ultimately pulling away for the 43-32 win. On a slow night for the offense, Lee-Scott’s defense helped them retain the lead, holding Edgewood to 28% shooting from inside the arc and 32% from the field. Lee-Scott forced the Wildcats into 23 turnovers.

Joseph Horne led Lee-Scott with 12 points on 5-for-14 shooting. He added six rebounds and a steal to his stat line. Below is the full box score for the Warriors.

Joseph Horne 12
Alex Cash 9
Payne Weissinger 7
Hutch Sprayberry 6
Ansh Patel 5
Walker Fisher 2
Carter Blackmon 2

The varsity boys team improved to 4-1 overall with the win. Lee-Scott’s sweep of Edgewood leads them into their Tuesday matchup with the defending state champions, the Pike Patriots. The Lee-Scott Sports Network will have radio and video coverage of the games on AU100 (100.3 FM) in the Auburn-Opelika area and on the Lee-Scott Sports Network Facebook page.

Keep up with the Lee-Scott Warriors by following the Lee-Scott Sports Network Facebook page and by following on Twitter at RadioALSports. Video broadcasts, highlights and news can be found on the Lee-Scott Sports Network Facebook page. Listen to Lee-Scott basketball on AU100 (100.3 FM) in the Auburn-Opelika area or online at au100fm.com.