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Cline dazzles with 27 in Lady Wolves win

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Lincolnton senior Jessie Cline has finally recovered from mono and her play is starting to reflect that. Cline poured in a season-high 27 points Tuesday night to lead the Lady Wolves past Highland Tech 55-34. Fellow senior Brittney Jones was also in double-figures with 14, while Jessie’s little sister, freshman…

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Rebels get best of Vikings West Lincoln recorded its second straight win Tuesday night with a 63-53 win over South Iredell. Ben Poole scored a game-high 20 points to lead the Rebels as he continues to demonstrate the ability to score the basketball. “Ben did a good job with his…

Smith nets 26 for Rams

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Entering this season, the Highland Tech Rams weren’t what you would call a feared basketball team, but that could be changing. Tuesday night’s 59-31 thumping of Lincolnton provided further evidence the Rams may be a legitimate contender for the Southern Piedmont crown. The Wolves jumped out on the Rams (9-2,…

Mustangs take 7th

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The East Lincoln Mustangs took seventh place with a 61-55 win over Southlake Christian Friday night at the First Charter Holiday Classic. Keith Rendleman paced the Mustangs with a game-high 22 points and eight rebounds, while Alex Newsome also was in double-figures with 14 points and had nine boards and…

Wildcats crash Lincoln County`s Party

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The North Gaston Wildcats overcame a 14-1 deficit Friday night to come away with a 57-50 win over the North Lincoln Knights in the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash championship game. North Lincoln used two 3-pointers for both Adrian Aruzza and A.J. Smith to gain a 14-1 advantage with just three…

Rebels down Wolves

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West Lincoln downed Lincolnton 51-48 Friday night in the men’s consolation game. Casey Gee paced the Rebels with 15 points, while Ben Poole also was in double-figures with 10 points. Brad Labor and Jake Watts each scored seven points, while Clay Rayfield scored six in the victory. Phil Robinson scored…

Lady Rebels take Clash title

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West Lincoln head coach Jaime Honbaier’s message at halftime was simple, but judging by the Lady Rebels dominating second half, it got through to her team. The host Lady Rebels beat North Lincoln 45-28 Friday night to win the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash. So what did Honbaier tell her team…

Wilson’s free throws lift Knights

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Montreal Wilson may have only had 10 points Thursday night, but thanks to his left hand, the North Lincoln Knights advanced to the championship game of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash. With 11 seconds left, Wilson calmly nailed two free throws to lead the Knights to a 51-49 win over…

Shives leads Cats to Clash title game

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When his team needed him to deliver most, D.J. Shives did just that in the opening round of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash. Entering the fourth quarter, North Gaston was up by just one point over host West Lincoln. That was before the Wildcats star senior went to work, scoring…

Host Rebels advance

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The host Lady Rebels advanced to the championship of the Peoples Bank Holiday Clash with a 51-36 victory over North Gaston Thursday evening. West Lincoln (4-7, 2-0), which took a 26-19 lead into halftime, did not look back en route to its first-round victory. “It was a hard-fought win. The…