The LSE girls seventh grade basketball team won its second game of the season by beating the Fayette Falcons Thursday night at Fayette 12-10.
The Lady Pirates, 2-9 on the season, opened the first half with a 8-3 lead but had to hold off a rally by the Falcons in the second half as Fayette outscored LSE 7-4.
“We ended our season with a win,” said LSE coach Alyson Hurt. “I could not be more proud of the hustle and effort that my players gave me this season. Our record may not show it, but looking back to the beginning of our season and where we ended it, we have improved greatly. I have enjoyed every minute of this season.”
Kendall Rhorer led all scorers for LSE with four points along with five rebounds. Aaleigha Elbert chipped in two points, three steals and one rebound while LeAsia Bruce added two points, two rebounds and two steals, Elly Rapp two points, two rebounds and one steal, Kaila Dillender two points and three rebounds and Kierstyn Woodruff with four rebounds.
As for the LSE girls eighth grade basketball team, they fell to Fayette 43-12.
The Lady Pirates, 0-12 on the season, trailed Fayette 29-5 at the half and 41-11 after three quarters of play.
LSE eighth grade coach Jamie Boyd said while the season has been a struggle overall, there has been improvements made for each player. “I am proud to see how far they have come throughout the season,” Boyd said.
Jackman had 17 points to lead all scorers for Fayette.
For LSE, Emma Pritchett had four points, three rebounds and two steals while Le’Asia Bruce added four points, two steals and one rebound. Cassidy Bishop finished the game with two points, three rebounds and two steals while Ella Battreall added two points, Emily Baker, Emma Wells, Hannah Strawhun and Kendall Rhorer each with one rebound and Presley Nease with one steal.