Mustangs, Knights sweep county rivals — South Fork 2A roundup

East Lincoln opened up a 42-20 lead in the first half and cruised in the second as they defeated the Rebels by a score of 81-48 in the South Fork 2A Conference game played Tuesday night in Vale.

East Lincoln had three players in double figures, led by senior Justin Kuthan who had 15 points and 9 rebounds. Myles Adams added 13 points and Evan Montanari had 13 points, 4 assists and 4 steals.

West Lincoln had two players in double figures led by sophomore Chevy Short’s 14 points. Austin Flowers added 12 points for the Rebels.

The Mustangs will be at home on Friday night against Newton-Conover, while the Rebels will be on the road at Lake Norman Charter.

East Lincoln                 20        22        23        16        81                 

West Lincoln                9        11        10        18        48

East Lincoln (11-2, 19-4): Jeremiah Jones 6, Evan Montanari 13, Matthew McCowan 0, Myles Adams 13, Drew Bean 7, Ethan Staples 2, Justin Kuthan 15, Nyckolas Clarke 6, Logan Craig 9, Petey Nichols 3, Justin Brown 0, Jalen Williams 5, Spencer Farr 2.

West Lincoln (0-13, 0-23): Adam Fortenberry 3, Austin Flowers 12, Garrett Sain 7, David Wesson 6, Alex Rice 0, Chevy Short 14, Daniel Wesson 6.

Of Note: East Lincoln has won 6 games in a row and 13 of their last 14 games.

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Girls: East Lincoln 75, West Lincoln 40

ELHS:  23   22   19   11 – 75

WLHS:  8    10    13    9 – 40

ELHS:  Brianna Tadlock 15, Marlene Delgado 11, Sara Rhoney 10, Ginny Overbay 10, R. Ross 8, A. Robinette 6, T. Thomas 6, K. Cox 4, E. Jacques 3, T. Robinette 2.
WLHS:  Farrah Richardson 14, Chloe Norman 10, Morgan Chapman 8, A. Bierberich 2, K. Willis 2, B. Beddingfield 2.
Noteables: Brianna Tadlock 15 pts, 5 assists, 2 rebs, 1 steal. Marlene Delgado 11 points, 5 assists, 4 steals 3 rebs.
ELHS:  (15-8, 9-4) Next game vs Newton-Conover 2/14/20

WLHS: ( 2-20, 1-13) Next game at LKNC 2/14/20

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SF2A boys scores:

East Lincoln 81, West Lincoln 48

North Lincoln 66, Lincolnton 61

Lake Norman Charter 85, Bandys 51

Newton-Conover 63, Maiden 41

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South Fork 2A girls scores:

East Lincoln 75, West Lincoln 40

North Lincoln 66, Lincolnton 47

Bandys 54, Lake Norman Charter 44

Newton-Conover 64, Maiden 24

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SOUTH FORK 2A CONFERENCE

Boys Standings (Through 2/11/20)

Lake Norman Charter …… 12-1 … 17-5

East Lincoln …………………… 11-2 … 19-4

North Lincoln ………………… 9-4 … 14-7

Newton-Conover ………….. 9-4 … 15-8

Lincolnton ……………………… 5-8 … 9-13

Maiden ………………………….. 3-10 … 7-16

Bandys ………………………….. 3-10 … 8-15

West Lincoln ………………… 0-13 … 0-23

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Girls Standings (Through 2/11/20)

Newton-Conover ……… 13-0 … 20-2

Bandys ……………………….. 10-3 … 17-5

East Lincoln ………………… 9-4 … 15-8

Maiden ……………………….. 8-5 … 11-12

North Lincoln ……………… 6-7 … 13-8

Lake Norman Charter … 3-10 … 7-15

Lincolnton …………………. 2-11 … 3-18

West Lincoln ………………1-12… 2-19