Lady Dragons defeat Garrard to close play in Jim Lankster Classic


Jon Dickenson

Harlan guard Aymanni Wynn scored 65 points over three games this week at the Jim Lankster Classic at Sayre High School in Lexington. Wynn scored 30 points on Thursday in the Lady Dragons’ 61-50 victory over Garrard County.

After suffering a one-point loss Wednesday, the Harlan Lady Dragons salvaged a win in the Jim Lankster Classic at Sayre High School in Lexington with a 61-50 victory Thursday over Garrard County to finish 1-2 in the tournament,
Aymanni Wynn, a sophomore wing, poured in 30 points to carry the Harlan attack. Junior point guard Emma Owens added 16 for the Lady Dragons, who played without two starters this week in sophomore guard Kylie Noe and sophomore forward Leah Davis.
Sarah Jennings led the 0-9 Lady Lions with 23 points. Keannah Childress added 11 points.
Senior guard Kylie Dennis scored 30 points as Sayre edged Harlan 51-50 on Wednesday. Sophia Richardson, also a senior guard, added 17 points for the 5-2 Lady Spartans.
Wynn scored 23 to lead Harlan. Owens added 14 points.
Junior forward Haley Angel scored 20 points as Estill County defeated the Lady Dragons 62-38 on Tuesday. Jaycie Long and Sarah Baker added 15 and 12 points, respectively, for the 4-6 Lady Engineeers.
Wynn paced Harlan with 12 points.
The 3-5 Lady Dragons return to action Tuesday in the Berea Holiday Classic, taking on Eastern at 3:30 p.m. in the opening round.
Harlan (61) — Aymanni Wynn 30, Peighton Jones 2, Emma Owens 16, Addison Jackson 2, Reagan Goodman 2, Peyshaunce Wynn 3, Addison Campbell 6.
Garrard County (50) — Keannah Childress 11, Sarah Jennings 23, Kenzie Sowder 3, Erica Heibenthal 4, Alyssa Burkhart 8, Gwyneth McGhee 1.
Sayre (51) — Sophia Richardson 17, Kylee Dennis 30. Ellie Oldham 2, Lauren Miller 2.
Harlan (50) — Aymanni Wynn 23, Peighton Jones 7, Emma Owens 14, Reagan Goodman 6.
Estill County (62) — Callee Snowden 1, Jaycie Long 15, Kadara Skinner 4, Sarah Baker 12, Haley Angel 20, Lexie Tiller 2, Ava Hale 8.
Harlan (38) — Aymanni Wynn 12, Emma Owens 8, Reagan Goodman 7, Gracie Hensley 2, Shelby Doan 1, Addison Campbell 3.