3/3/2020 10:49:00 PM Lincoln Charter's Season Ends
Wayne Howard Staff Writer
It was close, but the Eagles fell to Chatham Charter 74-72 Tuesday night in NCHSAA 1A Basketball playoffs.
Lincoln Charter fell behind early but tied the score in the second period and led by a point at halftime. Chatham Charter broke a 37-all tie and held the lead until Shevin Patel hit a 3-pointer to give his team a 53-52 lead at the end of the third period. In the fourth, Chatham Charter went up by five points before Axel Holm's three-poiner cut the lead to 54-62. A pair of Sam Cogan free throws tied the game at 64-all. Then Chatham Charter pushed to its biggest lead of the night, six points, and held on for a 74-72 victory.
The Mtn. Island Charter boys also saw their season end with an 85-60 loss to Winston-Salem Prep.
In the 2A girls playoffs, Newton-Conover advanced to the western finals with a 58-55 win over East Burke in overtime. The two teams ended regulation tied at 47 and the Red Devils outscored their opponents 11-8 in the OT.
In 2A boys action, the Shelby Golden Lions advanced to the western region championship game against Forest Hills with an 80-60 win over North Davidson.
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