Tuesday, March 10, 2009

The R.E. Lee Ladies are in Action and both the News Virginiain & the News Leader are there...

Love the coverage these daily papers give their local teams. Lee tipped at 3:00 P.M. and you can follow your crew of choice at http://www.newsvirginian.com/ on http://www.newsleader.com/ .

Jim Sacco tells us that Lee is up 18-12 late in the first. Check the links for more info!

Chris Lassiter tells us that Lord Botetourt has rallied to take a 25-20 late in the first half. Grace Blaylock (headed do D-I UNC-Ashville) has 15 points so far. Blaylock drains another 3, score now 28-26 LB.

Mickens ends the half with a nice drive to the glass and R.E Lee leads 30-29 at the break.

SECOND HALF :
LB breaks a 33-33 tie with 5 quick points, including another 3-ball from Blaylock. Leeman will now need to rally. Mickens must of heard that, she scores the 5 back just as quick. 38 All.
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Just as quick LB gets six straight, yes, including another 3-ball from Ms. Blaylock. Lee answers with a basket to trim the lead to 44-40 heading into the fourth quarter.
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FINAL 8 MINUTES:
R.E. Lee ties the game at 45-45 with under 6:00 to go. Exciting stuff !
Trailing 44-38 late in the third, Lee goes on a 11-1 run to take a 49-45 lead

4:08 P.M. - Blaylock looks for an old fashioned 3-point play. Lead now at 49-48 with 3+ left.
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Scott with a follow-up for Lee, then Blaylock to the line for LB.
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Scott hits a pair of free throws and then Blaylock missed a 3-point attempt that would of made J.J Reddick blush. She was out there.
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Mickens goes 1 of 2 and Leeman have some breathing room now.
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It's over @ 4:19 P.M. - R.E. Lee wins 55-49 after closing on a 17-5 run !!!
Congrats to the Leeman. Saturday morning at 11:00 A.M.

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