Lady Falcons drop battle with Lawrence Co., win over Giles

Lincoln County High School's Rilee Smith had the hot-hand knocking down six shots from the arch in the Lady Falcons match-up with Giles Co.


Lincoln County High School's Lady Falcons returned for their first action of the new year hosting district rival Lawrence Co. The ladies went down in a battle, 52-42.

Friday's road trip to Columbia was postponed due to COVID-19 protocol.

Saturday the ladies won at home over Giles Co. in a make-up-game, 73-48.

Early in the game against Lawrence Co. the shots fell for the Lady Falcons up 18-10 at the end of one and 30-25 at the break.

But from that point, the baskets didn't come easy. At the 4:36 mark in the third, the Lady Cats took their first lead of the night up 33-32. At the end of three, it was knotted 37-37.

In the final minutes and the ladies trailing by four points, the Lady Falcons were in a must foul situation. The Lady Wildcats dropped five shots from the line down the stretch to seal the win.

Against Giles Co. the ladies shot the ball well from the floor knocking down 10 shots from the arch with 6 coming from Rilee Smith.

This week the ladies host Franklin Co. on Tuesday before Coffee Co. comes to town on Friday. Game time is at 6 pm.

Against Lawrence Co.

Scoring by Quarter: LCHS, 18, 12, 07, 05 (final 42); Lawrence Co., 10, 15, 11, 15 (final 52).

Individual Scoring: LCHS, Annalise Malone, 12; Amelia Kate Richardson, 9;  Rilee Smith, 9; LeLe Stubblefield, 6; Maggie Paladino, 4; Alyssa Sticker, 2.

Free Throws: LCHS, 6 of 11; Lawrence Co., 6-11

3-Pointers: LCHS, Smith, 2; LeLe Stubblefield, 2; Paladino, 1; Richardson, 1; Malone, 1; Lawrence Co. his 4 shots from the arch.

Against Giles Co.

Scoring by Quarter: LCHS, 24, 17, 21, 10 (final 73); Giles, 12, 14, 10, 13 (final 48)

Individual Scoring:  LCHS, Rilee Smith, 21; Annalise Malone, 12; Maggie Paladino, 9; Amelia Kate Richardson, 8; Faith Dempsey, 7; Anna Kate Cooper, 5; Allie Bonner, 3; Alyssa Sticker, 2; LeLe Stubblefield, 2; Maycee Ogle, 1.

Free Throws: LCHS, 8 of 10; Giles, 12 of 15

3-Pointers: LCHS, Smith, 6; Bonner, 1; Paladino, 1; Cooper, 1; Dempsey, 1; Giles hit 1 from the arch.