Lincoln County High School’s Falcons split in district action last week, going down to Franklin County on the road Friday night, 67-55. Tuesday, LCHS won over Coffee County at home in a defensive battle, 36-35.
Currently in District 8-AAA standings, Columbia leads at 9-1 (14-6); Lawrence County, 7-4 (15-11); Coffee County, 5-4 (13-8); Lincoln County, 5-5 (12-13); Tullahoma, 4-5 (12-10); Franklin County, 3-6 (6-14); Shelbyville, 1-9 (1-23).
In their first meeting of the season, the Falcons had won over the Rebels, 54-37, but on the road Friday night, they started cold, trailing 10-2 at the end of one.
The production improved in the second frame, but the Rebels won the period, 19-18, and were up 29-20 at the half.
LCHS came back in the third, at one point knotting the score.
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