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High School Basketball

A freshman shall lead them

LEXINGTON — The move required equal parts athleticism, finely honed skill, patience, and savvy. It was something a typical freshman wouldn’t think to attempt. But what Anna Kelly did in the second quarter of the Lexington High girls’ recent game against Belmont proved she possesses unusual talent for a player still in her first year of high school.

First came the steal, a product of the anticipation she has developed after playing so many hours for middle school and Amateur Athletic Union teams leading into this season.

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