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Falcons split in district action; ladies drop two

Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 10:11 am

Lincoln County High School’s Kyle Clem dropped two from the line that were the game winner in the Falcons’ 36-35 win at home over Coffee County.
Staff photo by Paul Henry

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.

Lincoln County High School’s Millie Slayton battles in the paint in the Lady Falcons’ home match-up with Coffee County.
Staff photo by Paul Henry

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