Lady Lyons Surge to Win Over Cumberland County

Rose Smith has enjoyed her first two games this season at Whitesville Trinity.  The Lyon County sophomore scored 28 points to help the Lady Lyons ease past Cumberland County 61-53 Friday at the Dental Designs of Owensboro Christmas Classic.

Smith scored 23 points in a loss Thursday to the host team.

Rose Smith was named game MVP for her 28-point performance against Cumberland County Friday.

The Lady Lyons grabbed an early lead and led 14-10 after one quarter.  They were able to extend their lead to 32-23 at halftime.  Lyon hit just enough free throws in the second half and some shots down the stretch to snap a four-game losing streak.

Three players scored in double figures as the Lady Lyons scored a season-high 61 points.  In addition to Smith’s 28 points, Kenttavia Matthews scored 13 points, and Cathryn Brown added 10 points.

Cumberland County (1-7) got 14 points apiece from Danielle Cooper and Maggie Morgan.

Lyon County (2-6) will conclude play at Whitesville Trinity Saturday morning when they play Western.


Cumberland County                      10    13    15    15—53

Lyon County                                      14    18    15    14—61

Cumberland County (1-7) – Cooper 14, Morgan 14, Franklin 9, Patterson 8, Craft 4, Nettles 4

Lyon County (2-6) – Smith 28, Matthews 13, Brown 10, Collins 3, Butler 2, Defew 2

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