The 5th District Tournament already promises to be very interesting.
Lyon County, prevailed thanks in part to the play of two talented seniors. Bigman Ramsey Walker led Lyon County with a double-double of 31 points and 20 rebounds. Mitchell Peeler scored 21 points for the Lyons.
The two teams battled back and forth in a game that many deemed as an instant classic. Lyon County led at the end of each of the first two quarters, exiting the opening period out in front 13-9. The Lyons took a hard-fought 26-25 lead into halftime.
The two teams swapped leads on various occasions in the second half. Trigg County led 54-50 at the conclusion of the third quarter.
Making up for its performance in the third period, Lyon County outscored Trigg County 21-17 in the fourth quarter to send the game into an extra session. When regulation ended, Lyon County and Trigg County were tied 61-61.
Neither team would budge in the first overtime as the initial extra session ended in a 71-71 deadlock.
(For the rest of the story, check out this week's edition of the Cadiz Record.)