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Patriots crush DCA

The Lincoln County High School boys basketball team cruised in its first-ever meeting with Danville Christian Academy, jumping out to a 28-12 first-quarter lead and never looking back en route to a 79-27 win over the Warriors Saturday night at LCHS.

Lincoln junior Baylor Mattingly led all scorers with 20 points, including six 3-pointers. Jaxon Smith finished with 13 points and senior Preston Durham came off the bench to score 12 points.

Channing Ford led DCA with seven points.