LCMS Eagles close regular season with West sweep

Published 12:00 pm Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Lincoln County Middle School boys basketball teams closed out the regular season with a home tripleheader with West Jessamine Middle School.

Lincoln swept the regular-season finale, clinching first place and the regular season championship in the Salt River Conference (SRC) in the sixth- and seventh-grade divisions. The Lincoln eighth-graders finished in second place heading into this week’s postseason tournament and finished as regular-season runners-up. The sixth grade team is 27-8, the seventh grade, 26-3, and the eighth grade, 21-7.

The SRC postseason tourney starts at home for Lincoln. The seventh-grade team played its first round game Wednesday. The sixth- and eighth-grade teams play tonight at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Game results follow:

6th Grade
Lincoln 52, West 35

WJ 7 6 10 12 – 35
LC 10 15 16 11 – 52

Seth Horton 15 points; Connor Davis 11  points; Blade Nuckols 10 points, 5 steals; Sawyer Horton 7 points, 11 rebounds, 2 blocks; Jacob Moore 5 points; Jackson Withrow 2 points; Wesley Crawley 2 points; Elan Lane 4 assists.

7th Grade
Lincoln 62, West 26

WJ 1 12 5 8 – 26
LC 23 19 9 11 – 62

Layne Lark 18 points, 6 rebounds; Zack Moore 10 points; Jansen McAninch 6 points, 4 steals; Tramane Alcorn 5 points; Colton Ralston 4 points, 6 assists; Trevor Miracle 4 points; Jackson Sims 3 points; Jalen Smith 3 points; Bo Wallin 3 points; Blade Nuckols 2 points; Seth Horton 2 points; Sawyer Horton 2 points.

8th Grade
Lincoln 51, West 41

WJ 17 7 5 12 – 41
LC 11 13 15 12 – 51

Lee Amon 14 points; Cruise Wilson 12 points; Colin Green 8 points; Clayton Davis 7 points; Skyler Quinn 7 points; Lawson Hon 3 points.