East Lincoln took a pair of games from West Lincoln in Tuesday evening basketball action. East won the girls varsity game 82-43 behind Taliyah Thomas whose 7 for 9 shooting netted 17 points. She also had four steals. Ginny Overbay scored 14 and had 10 rebounds. Hailey McFadden also scored 14, had 8 rebounds, two steals, four assists and a blocked shot--all in her first varsity game. Makenzie Maggs had 8 points, Karly Patterson 6, Madison Self 6, Abbie Hege had 5, Diamond Ross 4, Madison Bissinger 3, Tatum Martin 2, Grace Harpster 2, and Ravn Ross 1.
For West Lincoln, Chloe Norman had 14, Rae Watson 10, Farrah Richardson 8, Anna Beiberich 8, Brooke Beddingfield 2, and Ashton Jenkins 1.
In the boys varsity game, East opened up at 55-24 lead in the first half and cruised to the win on their home court. Five Mustangs were in double figures. Junior Palmer Crichton had his career high wiith 19 points. HE also had seven steals and six assists. Senior Drew Bean scored 15. Junior Kenre Walker had a career high with 11 and junior Masson Simmons and senior Eric Runyan each had 10.
Jordan Truesdale led West with a game high 20 points. The senior, who played quarterback on the WLHS football team, was joined in double figures by senior Amine Cherigel who scored 11.
East had a perfect night against the visiting Rebels. The JV boys won 63-27. East also won the JV girls game 45-11.
West will play at Fred T. Foard next Tuesday. East will play at Ashbrook next Wednesday (Dec. 1st).
Lincoln Charter took a pair of games from North Lincoln Tuesday night. The Eagles won the girls game 62-20, building a 33-9 halftime advantage and holding NL to single digit scoring in all four periods.
The Lincoln Charter boys expanded a three-point halftime advantage to a 10-point lead in the third period and beat the Knights 90-84. The win improves Lincoln Charter to 2-2 on the season. Lincoln Charter will play at Charlotte's Providence Day next Tuesday (Nov. 30th). The Knights will host Bunker Hill that same evening.
The Fred T. Foard girls beat Maiden 69-31 Tuesday evening. The boys were also scheduled to play, but we didn't receive a score. Not sure if the football team still active in the playoffs may have been the reason.