Wolves drop opener
The Lincolnton Lady Wolves lost their season opener to Maiden Monday 55-47.
Leslie Herman scored a game-high 17 points, while Lindsay Canipe nailed three three points as part of her 15 points for the Lady Blue Devils.
Jessie Cline paced Lincolnton with 16 points, while Brittney Jones added 15 in the losing cause.
â€œIt was a lack of effort in the first half and missed free throws. We were not able to overcome,â€ head coach Franklin Lowery said.
Hannah Parker chipped in 10 points for the Wolves. Maiden held a 27-12 advantage at the half.
West Lincoln JV Girls
The West Lincoln Lady JV Rebels beat Maiden 34-28 in their season opener.
Elie Talent led the Rebels with eight points, while Beth Pittman, Miranda Sigmon and Sarah Norman each contributed six points.
West Lincoln led 18-10 at halftime.
North Lincoln basketball
The North Lincoln Knights have split the teamâ€™s first two games of the season.
After dropping their season opener to Bunker Hill 68-48, North Lincoln squeaked by West Iredell 61-59.
Kenny Bethea was the teamâ€™s leading scorer in both games. The senior netted 20 points in the first game and 23 in the narrow victory over the Warriors.
Alex Loftin reached double figures in both games as well, scoring 10 points and 14 points respectively. Adrian Aruzza had nine points against the Warriors.
by John Mark Brooks