Sports weekend wrap-up

Sports weekend wrap-up

Photo by Austin Gunter

The last weekend in February was packed with Flames sports after a long week of cold, snowy days. The baseball and softball teams were both on the road taking on the University of West Georgia, the tennis teams went to Georgia to take on Emmanuel College and the men and women's basketball teams finished up their regular seasons at home for Lee this weekend.

The Lee baseball team went to the University of West Georgia on Saturday and had a double header on Sunday. The Flames lost their first matchup 4-3, which set the tone for the whole weekend. The Flames went on to lose both games in the doubleheader on Sunday against West Georgia as they went 0-3 this weekend. The Flames remain winless on the road and their overall record is 11-4-1.

The Flames take on Tennessee Temple March 3 and then travel to West Alabama for two games this upcoming weekend.

The Lee softball team also went to the University of West Georgia this weekend for a three-game series. The Lady Flames, like baseball, lost their first game of the series. The Lady Flames got the second game of the series, though, winning 10-0, but lost the final game 5-4 and was 1-2 overall this weekend.

The Lady Flames are 10-8 overall and 2-6 in conference play. They also play Tennessee Temple March 3 and then travel to West Alabama this weekend for a two-game series.

The tennis team was also in Georgia this weekend taking on Emmanuel College. The men's team grabbed their first win of the season against the Lions. The men's team is 1-3 overall but have had three matches postponed and cancelled. The Flames play Shorter and West Alabama at home this week.

The women's tennis team got their fourth win in a row by shutting out Emmanuel 9-0 this weekend. The Lady Flames are 4-1 overall and look to keep their winning ways alive this week as they also take on Shorter and West Alabama.

The men's basketball team finished their regular season this weekend at home against Shorter University. The Flames went to overtime and grabbed their fifth win in a row by winning 98-92. The Flames will play Hiwassee College, who they just beat 74-55, in the NCCAA Mid-East Regional game in Cleveland on March 4.

The women's basketball team also wrapped up their regular season at home against Shorter. The Lady Flames didn't need overtime as they beat the Lady Hawks 64-61. Lee is 18-8 overall and take a four game winning streak in to the NCCAA Mid-East Regional against Hiwassee College on Thursday, March 5. The Lady Flames beat Hiwassee 100-48 in late February and will look to extend their winning streak to five on Thursday.

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