KHSAA Sweet Sixteen: Wheeler's career ends, Lady Lions lose in opening-round


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    Boyd County's Savannah Wheeler's storied career comes to an end with a loss in the opening round of the KHSAA 2019 Girls' Sweet Sixteen.

    The Lady Lions lost to Male High School 74-56 Thursday at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY.

    In her final game, Wheeler scored 28 giving her a total of 3,621 points in her prep career. Her career total is the sixth most points scored in Kentucky prep basketball history.

    Wheeler was also named Kentucky's Miss Basketball for 2019 averaging more than 29 points and six rebounds a game.

    Wheeler will continue her basketball career at Marshall.

    The Lady Lions' Harley Paynter added 16 points in the loss.

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