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Lincoln County High School’s Jesse Whitehead (at left) gets physical in the paint in the Falcons’ home match-up last week against Franklin County.

Lincoln County High School’s Falcons split in district action last week. Friday night at home against Franklin County, the Falcons could never find the rhythm and went down, 56-48. Tuesday, they won on the road over Columbia, 61-51.

In their earlier meeting this season, LCHS won big over Franklin County, 58-39, and Columbia, 57-47. Currently, the Falcons are 8-3 in district play with one regular season conference game to play.

 

By the numbers

 

Against Franklin County

By Quarters: LCHS, 09, 12, 08, 19 (final, 48); Franklin County, 09, 16, 10, 21 (final, 56).

Scoring: Owen Sandlin, 11; Jailen Brown, 9; Jesse Whitehead, 7; Josiaha Jenkins, 7; Will Ogle, 5; Adam Suszczynski, 4; Ethan Sticker, 4; Michael Gill, 1.

Free Throws: LCHS, 13 of 23; Franklin County, 8 of 14.

3-Pointers: LCHS, Brown, 1; Franklin County, 2.

 

Against Columbia

By Quarters: LCHS, 12, 16, 18, 15 (final, 61); Columbia, 08, 15, 14, 14 (final, 51).

Scoring: Michael Gill, 17; Owen Sandlin, 16; Josiaha Jenkins, 13; Ethan Sticker, 9; Jailen Brown, 6.

Free Throws: LCHS, 15 of 24; Columbia, 11 of 18.

3-Pointers: LCHS, Brown, 1; Sticker, 1; Sandlin, 1; Jenkins, 1; Gill, 1. Columbia, 4.

Next: This week, the Falcons host Coffee County for their final district match-up of the regular season. Thursday, LCHS travels to Moore County. The girls’ games start at 6 p.m., with the boys to follow.

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