The Lincoln County High School varsity girls basketball team enjoyed a successful weekend as they left both Needles and Laughlin with wins. Their current record is now 14-2, with their league record being 6-0. “It was a great weekend to beat Needles,” Coach Ken Thornock said. “We struggled shooting and trailed at the half, but we made some defensive adjustments and came out and played well during the third quarter.” The girls outscored Needles 15-5 in the second half on their way to the 41-38 win. “We held on during a tough battle in the fourth quarter,” Thornock added. “It is good to come away with a win in Needles.”
Savannah Harr scored 15 points and added three assists, two steals, two rebounds and a block for Lincoln. Needles’ Brenna Chavez had 17 points.
On Saturday the Lady Lynx held Laughlin to two points in the first half and cruised to a 54-11 win. Harr had 16 points, five rebounds, five steals and two assists. Hannah Hafen and Easton Tingey each had 12 points. Hafen added eight rebounds and three steals. Tingey had four rebounds and two steals.
The Lady Lynx are tied with Agassi Prep for the top spot in the Division III Southern League. The girls will have a chance to take over sole possession of first tonight as they play Agassi in Las Vegas at 6 p.m.
They take on second place White Pine (13-4, 5-1) on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Panaca.