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 Zellner18
Mary Kathryn Harris12
Ellie Keesee5
Madison Davis5
Sterling Tucker5
Kate Dickerson3

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 Horne12
Alex Cash9
Payne Weissinger7
Hutch Sprayberry6
Ansh Patel5
Walker Fisher2
Carter Blackmon2

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.