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Covenant girls win three
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It was a good week for the Covenant Lady Lions.

After struggling to a 1-4 start, Covenant rolled off three wins in the span of four days to even its overall record. Covenant beat Lancaster Christian 43-32 on the road Tuesday, then followed with a 30-20 victory over Daniel One Academy at home Thursday.

In a rematch with Lancaster Christian Friday in the Knights Christmas Classic semifinals, Covenant won again 30-22.

“The girls played amazing,” said Covenant coach Lacey Slatton following her team’s win Tuesday.

It only got better from there.

Madisen Madewell did the heavy lifting in the first victory, scoring a career-high 21 points to give her team its first road victory of the season. Sarah Sharpe added 10 points, while Erica Clay, Lanya Byars and Jaelin Stovall scored four points each.

Invigorated by their big road win, Covenant came home and took care of business against Daniel One Academy. Savannah Duggin led the way on the team’s homecourt, scoring 10 points. Madewell and Sarah Sharpe followed with six points apiece, while Clay scored four. Stovall and Cassie Sharpe netted two against Daniel One Academy.

It took a group effort to beat Lancaster Christian for a second time in four days on its homecourt. Madewell, Byars and Duggin scored eight points each in Friday’s win. Sarah Sharpe chipped in four and Clay tallied two.

With the victory, Covenant moved into a matchup with Boyd in the winner’s bracket finals. Results were unavailable at press time.

For more information on Covenant’s run through the Knights Christmas Classic, check www.southernstandard.com.