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Shakiria (Shy) Foster (10) set a new individual scoring record for LC girls basketball Dec. 30 when she scored 32 points against Morgan County in the Wimberly Classic. That performance put her at 1868 points, breaking the prior mark of 1864 set by Tamya Blasingame. She is shown here against Upson-Lee Saturday when she added 27 more points to that total. (Photo: Walter Geiger)

Lady Trojans rolling at 11-3; Foster sets school scoring record

The #6 LC Lady Trojans are red hot, having won the Oscar Wimberly Classic the week after Christmas then defeating Upson-Lee Saturday. Adam Ballard’s squad is now 11-3 and on a 10-game winning streak.

In round two of tournament play Dec. 29, LC walloped Westside 61-26. Shy Foster led all scorers with 25 points.

Other scorers were Lauren Wilcher (11), Journi Harris (8), Kaylee Hamrick (4), Makayla Watts (4), Ella Bleu Leverett (4), Zhy Foster (3) and Alexia Jackson (2).

In the tourney championship game, LC edged Morgan County 54-48. Shy Foster had 32 points and set a new school scoring record with 1868 points. The previous record was 1864 points by Tamya Blasingame.

Other scorers were Harris (9), Zhy Foster (5), Wilcher (4), Leverett (2) and Hamrick (2).

On Saturday afternoon, the locals traveled to Thomaston, started slow but roared back to take a 47-40 win over the Lady Knights. Shy Foster was stellar again with 27 points and seven rebounds.

Other scorers were Harris (5), Leverett (4), Hamrick (3), Zhy Foster (2), Wilcher (2), Watts (2) and Briana Jackson (2).

TROJANS:
Meanwhile, the Trojans losing streak extended to nine games. In round two of the tournament, they lost a narrow decision to Jackson 43-41. In round three, they fell to Ola 77-67. On Saturday, they got blown out by the Knights 76-39.
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One Comment

  1. Tim "Tiny" Epley Tim "Tiny" Epley January 17, 2024

    Coach Ballard got them girls rolling like a Greyhound!

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