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LCMS Eagles close out regular season at home

The Lincoln County Middle School boys basketball teams have reached the end of their regular-season schedule, closing out the season at home against Garrard County Middle School Saturday.

In the past two weeks the Eagles have capped two seasons, the back-and-forth battle between LCMS and its Salt River Conference (SRC) foes reached its end in regular-season play on Jan. 8.

The Eagles basketball teams closed the the overall regular season and the SRC regular season with sweeps, going 1-2-3 against Garrard at home and taking down West Jessamine Middle School on the road at Nicholasville.

Lincoln dominated Garrard in the regular-season finale, cruising 53-27 in the sixth-grade game, romping 63-19 in the seventh-grade matchup and rolling 64-27 in the eighth-grade nightcap.

The sixth-grade Eagles, who edged West 53-50 in the SRC outing, finished as conference runner-up and the No. 2 seed in the postseason tournament. The seventh-grade team, which romped 61-27, entered the tournament as the No. 3 seed. The Eagle eighth-graders, 59-45 victors at West, finished as regular-season champion and earned the tourney’s No. 1 seed.

The sixth-grade team, coached by Lewis Cummins, is 30-9 overall, 10-2 in the SRC. The seventh-grade team, led by Carl-Lewis Cummins, is 18-11 overall, 7-5 in the SRC. And the eighth-grade Eagles, coached by Eric Ralston, are 27-5 overall, 11-1 in the conference.

Results from the Garrard and West Jessamine outings, as well as a home tripleheader with East Jessamine follow:

Garrard Co. at Lincoln

6th Grade

Lincoln 53, Garrard 27

Garrard 6 12 5 4 – 27

Lincoln 24 10 14 5 – 53

Lincoln stats: Mason Agee 19 points and 7 rebounds, Landon Smith 8 points, Lane Sergent 8 points, Jayden McAdoo 7 points and 3 assists, Johnny Adkins 7 points, Ansh Patel 4 points and 3 assists.

7th Grade

Lincoln 63, Garrard 19

Garrard 7 5 2 5 – 19

Lincoln 30 16 10 7 63

Lincoln stats Sawyer Robbins 13 points, Matthew Slone 12 points, 4 assists and 5 steals, Kash Smith 11 points and 4 steals, Jax Reynolds 7 points, Brennin Hazlett 5 points and 3 assists, Colton Hodge 5 points, Tucker Elkins 4 points, Troy Lee 3 points, Jack Smith 2 points, Gavin Douglas 1 point.

8th Grade

Lincoln 64, Garrard 27

Garrard 11 4 7 5 – 27

Lincoln 20 18 20 6 – 64

Lincoln stats: Sawyer Horton 15 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists, Connor Davis 11 points, Landon Day 11 points, Jackson Withrow 8 points, Seth Horton 6 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals, Elan Lane 4 points and 3 assists, JC Bryant 3 points, Blade Nuckols 2 points, Andrew Simmerman 2 points, Cody Carter 2 points and 6 rebounds.

Lincoln at West Jessamine

6th Grade

Lincoln 63, West Jess. 50

Lincoln 13 12 12 16 – 53

  1. Jess. 14 8 15 13 – 50

Lincoln stats: Desalegne Pendygraft 18 points, 6 rebounds and 3 blocks, Mason Agee 13 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists, Jayden McAdoo 12 points and 4 assists, Landon Smith 7 points and 3 steals, Johnny Adkins 2 points, Lane Sergent 1 point and 3 assists.

 7th Grade

Lincoln 61, West Jess. 27

Lincoln13 16 17 15 – 61

  1. Jess. 3 7 12 5 – 27

Lincoln stats: Kash Smith 12 points and 15 rebounds, Sawyer Robbins 11 points, Matthew Slone 12 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals, Troy Lee 9 points, Jack Smith 6 points, Gavin Douglas 5 points, Brennin Hazlett 4 points, Jax Reynolds 2 points, 3 assists and 4 blocks, Khalil White 2 points.

8th Grade 

Lincoln 59, West Jess. 45

Lincoln 11 19 13 16 – 59

  1. Jess. 12 11 17 5 – 45

Lincoln stats: Connor Davis 20 points and 3 steals, Seth Horton 16 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals, Sawyer Horton 11 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists, Jackson Withrow 6 points, Blade Nuckols 4 points and 3 assists, Andrew Simmerman 2 points, Elan Lane 7 assists.

East Jessamine at Lincoln 

6th Grade

Lincoln 43, East Jess. 16

  1. Jess. 4 3 5 4 – 16

Lincoln 15 14 10 4 – 43

Lincoln stats: Mason Agee 13 points and 8 rebounds, Desalegne Pendygraft 11 points, Lane Sergent 7 points, Landon Smith 4 points and 3 assists, Ansh Patel 4 points, Zander Douglas 2 points, Hance Moberly 1 point, Landon Whobrey 1 point.

7th Grade

East Jess. 28, Lincoln 25

  1. Jess. 11 5 6 6 – 28

Lincoln 7 4 2 12 – 25

Lincoln stats: Matthew Slone 9 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists, Kash Smith 7 points, Sawyer Robbins 6 points, Gavin Douglas 2 points, Jax Reynolds 1 point.

8th Grade

Lincoln 57, East Jess. 34

  1. Jess. 8 4 8 14 – 34

Lincoln 11 15 11 20 – 57

Lincoln stats: Sawyer Horton 16 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals, Connor Davis 12 points, Seth Horton 11 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists, Jackson Withrow 6 points, Blade Nuckols 5 points, Landon Day 2 points, Elan Lane 2 points, Andrew Simmerman 2 points and 3 assists, Cody Carter 1 point.