The Lawrence High Lady Lions headed into their final showdown of the season with their rivals the Free State Firebirds on a three game winning streak and thanks to outstanding defense and teamwork, LHS was able to extend that streak to four straight with a convincing 52-43 victory.
LHS got off to a good start with a balanced scoring attack with juniors Skylar Drum and Olivia Lemus each knocking in big three point baskets and sophomore E'lease Stafford scoring a bucket as well.
The Lady Lions continued building their lead in the 2nd quarter with freshman Chisom Ajekwu getting into the action with 6 points to help LHS build a 26-18 half time lead.
LHS expanded that lead to as many as 15 in the 2nd half cruising to a 52-43 win.
In the JV game, LHS won going away 44-30 to pick up their 11th win on the season.
Our good friends Tom Keegan and John Young were there to report on all of the excitement. Please click the link below to see and read their outstanding work: