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Eagles go 2-4 in SRC play

The Lincoln County Middle School boys basketball teams hit a few bumps along the road in early Salt River Conference play, going 2-4 in games with West Jessamine Middle School and Danville Bate Middle School.

The sixth-grade Eagles lost in both outings (53-47 WJ and 31-27 Bate) while the seventh- and eighth-grade teams split. The Lincoln seventh-graders won easily over visiting West Jessamine, 56-34, but came up short 59-57 in an overtime thriller at Danville Bate. The eighth-graders were edged by West Jessamine 55-54 but cruised at Bate 63-35.

The sixth-grade team is coached by Lewis Cummins, the seventh-grade team by Carl-Lewis Cummins and the eighth-grade team by Eric Ralston.

Results follow:

West Jessamine at Lincoln

6th Grade
W. Jess. 53, Lincoln 47

W. Jess. 12 9 21 11 – 53
Lincoln 12 13 5 17 – 47

Lincoln stats: Desalagne Pendygraft 22 points, nine rebounds and four assists, Mason Agee 11 points and 13 rebounds, Landon Smith, Ansh Patel and Johnny Adkins four points each, Lane Sergent two points.

7th Grade
Lincoln 56, W. Jess. 34

W. Jess. 6 9 9 10 – 34
Lincoln 18 16 10 12 – 56

Lincoln stats: Sawyer Robbins 12 points, Jax Reynolds 10 points and five rebounds, Matthew Slone eight points, five assists and three steals, Gavin Douglas five points and three steals, Kash Smith, Brennin Hazlett and Colton Hodge five points each, Khalil White four points, Jack Smith two points.

8th Grade
W. Jess. 55, Lincoln 54

W. Jess. 23 11 10 11 – 55
Lincoln 3 11 21 19 – 54
Lincoln stats: Sawyer Horton 17 points, 10 rebounds and four steals, Blade Nuckols 13 points and four assists, Jackson Withrow 12 points, Connor Davis six points, Andrew Simmerman three points, Seth Horton two points, Matthew Slone one point.

Lincoln at Danville Bate

6th Grade
Bate 31, Lincoln 27

Lincoln 5 10 3 9 – 27
Bate 4 5 13 9 – 31

Lincoln stats: Desalagne Pendygraft 15 points and 10 rebounds, Jayden McAdoo four points and six rebounds, Mason Agee three points and seven rebounds, Lane Sergent and Ansh Patel 2 points each, Landon Smith one point.

7th Grade
Bate 59, Lincoln 57 (OT)

LC 14 16 8 13 6 – 57
Bate 6 19 14 12 8 – 59

Lincoln stats: Kash Smith 22 points, 14 rebounds and three steals, Sawyer Robbins 15 points, Matthew Slone 12 points, 12 assists and three steals, Jax Reynolds eight points, six rebounds and three blocks.

8th Grade
Lincoln 63, Bate 35

Lincoln 21 14 13 15 – 63
Bate 9 10 11 5 – 35

Lincoln stats: Sawyer Horton 21 points, Jackson Withrow 15 points, Blade Nuckols 10 points, Connor Davis eight points, JC Bryant three points, Elan Lane, Andrew Simmerman and Cody Carter two points each.