LCMS Hoops: Lady Eagles dominate Boyle; go 2-1 against Mercer

Published 11:35 am Thursday, September 20, 2018

Another week, another string of wins for the Lincoln County Middle School girls basketball teams.

The Lady Eagle hoopsters notched a 3-0 sweep at Boyle County and went 2-1 at home against Mercer County, Each of Lincoln’s five wins were double-digit victories, ranging from 13 points to 25 points. The only blemish on the hardwood this week came in eighth-grade action as Mercer handed Lincoln a 49-34 defeat.

The sixth-grade team, which is led by Coach Danny Griffin, upped its record to 12-0 with its two wins, coach Chansler Gilbert and her seventh-grade Lady Eagles improved to 15-0, and the Lady Eagle eighth-graders, led by Rebecca Shearer, moved to a 12-5 record.

Results from this week’s games follow:

Lincoln at Boyle

6th Grade
Lincoln 26, Boyle 11

Lincoln 10 8 6 2 – 26
Boyle 2 2 6 5 -11

Lincoln scoring: Taylen Ralston 12, Alexia Baldock 4, Gaitlin Lewis 4, Hallie Mullins 4, Milah Mullins 2.

Boyle: K. Bugg 7, Christopher 2, Pa. Metz 2.

7th Grade
Lincoln 43, Boyle 23

Lincoln 22 5 8 8 – 43
Boyle 6 7 5 5 – 23

Lincoln scoring: Makayla Greer 14, Chelsa Reed 8, Hallie Mullins 7, Ellie Sims 6, Maci Rice 4, Macey Carrier 4.

Boyle: Glasscock 10, Tompson 5, Bonta 3, Coffey 2, Mayes 2, Tarter 1.

8th Grade
Lincoln 41, Boyle 28

Lincoln 14 3 14 10 – 41
Boyle 10 3 5 10 – 28

Lincoln scoring: Peyton Boyd 13, Emily Estes 11, Chloe Ralston 9, Chelsa Reed 6, Emmie Releford 2.

Boyle: P. Bugg 12, Robbins 4, Glasscock 4, Ethington 2, Coffey 1.

Mercer Co. at Lincoln

6th Grade
Lincoln 40, Mercer 15

Mercer 2 5 4 0 – 11
Lincoln 18 4 12 20 – 54

Lincoln scoring: Hallie Mullins 11, Alexia Baldock 7, Taylen Ralston 6, Emily Jeffries 5, Milah Mullins 4, Chelsa Blair 3, Gaitlin Lewis 2, Kaylee Griffin 2.

Mercer: Yeast 8, Webb 6, Irvin 1.

7th Grade
Lincoln 45, Mercer12

Mercer 4 5 3 0 – 12
Lincoln 12 19 8 6 – 45

Lincoln scoring: Makayla Greer 11, Talynne Shearer 10, Macy Carrier 8, Hallie Mullins 8, Ellie Sims 3, Alexia Baldock 2, Tori Wilburn 2, Chelsa Reed 1.

Mercer: Dunn 7, Yeast 3, Cheek 2.

8th Grade
Mercer 49, Lincoln 34

Mercer 12 9 13 15 – 34
Lincoln 10 5 6 13 – 49

Lincoln scoring: Chloe Ralston 9, Talynne Shearer 7, Makayla Greer 6, Chelsa Reed 5, Emmie Releford 3, Emily Estes 2, Peyton Boyd 2.

Mercer: Yeast 22, Jessie 10, Drakeford 9, McGinnis 5, Gammon 3.