The Lincoln County High School football team traveled to The Meadows School for a Division III Southern League game on Friday, Sept. 23 to meet the Mustangs who were undefeated in league play this season. The tough Lincoln team is currently hampered by injuries on both sides of the line and found themselves overpowered by a Mustang team that ran up 315 yard rushing and added eight completions of nine attempts to boost their offensive production to 396 total yards and four touchdowns, ending the game at 30-12, Mustangs..
After taking the field the Mustangs took early control of the game in the first quarter when Junior RB Bryson Navallo ran for the first of his two rushing touchdowns. Navallo added one rushing TD and RB Nathan DeVera rushed for an additional two touchdowns in the second quarter to help the Mustangs take a 27-0 lead over the Lynx at the Half.
In the third quarter The Meadows continued to hold the Lynx scoreless while adding a 37 yard field goal by sophomore kicker Tommy Halkyard to up the Mustangs lead to 30-0. With only 4:35 remaining in the game, Preston Robbins put the Lynx on the board with a four yard run. Robbins finished the game with 40 yards and one TD on 13 attempts. Lincoln County Sophomore RB William Culverwell carried the bulk of the Lynx offense for the game with 78 of Lincolns 133 yards of total offense capping it with an eight-yard rushing touchdown with 1:07 remaining in the fourth quarter.
The loss drops the Lynx season record to 1-3 overall (1-2 league) leaving them currently tied with the Laughlin Cougars for fifth place in the Division III Southern League. Next up for the Lynx are the Laughlin Cougars at home for their 2013-14 homecoming game in Panaca on Sept. 27.