LCMS Lady Eagles go 8-1

Published 2:22 pm Thursday, September 21, 2017

Lincoln County’s Lady Eagle basketball teams enjoyed an 8-1 run on the hardwood this past week, as LCMS swept Danville Bate and Boyle County and went 2-1 at Somerset.

The Lady Eagle sixth-grade team won 42-12 over the Lady Bulldogs of Danville Bate.

Talynne Shearer paced Lincoln in the win with 15 points. Chelsea Barnes contributed eight points, Maecey Carrier and Makayla Greer each had seven points, Ellyann Sims had three, and Macey Rice had two. 

In the seventh-grade game, Lincoln cruised by Bate 40-22.

Emily Estes led the Lady Eagles with 11 points and Chloee Dunn followed with 10 points. Chloe Ralston and Shearer each had six points, Emmie Releford had five points and Mercedes Hensley had two.

The Lincoln eighth-graders made it a sweep of Danville Bate with a 52-33 win in the nightcap of the tripleheader.

Leading Lincoln in the win was Claudia Padgett with 15 points.  Also scoring for Lincoln were Ally Lynn, nine points, Kelby Petrey, Haleigh Ellison, Dunn and Ralston, five points apiece, Abby Lane, four, and Alyvia Taylor and Michaela Tracy, two points each.

Shearer whipped the nets for 23 points in the sixth-grade Lady Eagles’ 39-19 win over Boyle County.

Sims added eight points in the win, Greer had six points, and Emily Hawkins had two. 

Dunn had a team high 12 points in the Lincoln seventh-grade team’s 40-15 win against Boyle County. 

Also scoring for Lincoln were Estes with nine points, Ralston with six, Shearer with five, Releford with four, and Carrier and Sims with two points each.

In the eighth-grade Lady Eagles’ 36-9 rout of Boyle County, it was Padgett leading Lincoln to victory with 11 points.

Taylor and Ellison both contributed six points, Peyton Boyd, Lynn, and Ralston each had four points, and Lane had one point. 

The sixth-grade Lady Eagles romped at Somerset, winning 42-7. 

Sims led Lincoln in scoring with 11 points and Carrier was right behind her with 10 points. Shearer added five points, Barnes, Tori Wilburn and Greer all had four points, and Angel Denny and Hawkins each had two. 

Lincoln’s seventh-grade team could not pull out the victory, falling 28-24 to Somerset. 

Ralston and Dunn led Lincoln with eight points apiece.  Estes finished with four points, Shearer had three and Hensley had one.

The eighth-grade Lady Eagles notched a 33-26 win over host Somerset. 

Lane, Taylor and Lynn each had seven points to lead Lincoln. Petrey added six points, and Padgett and Ellison each had three.