Friday, Jan. 20, 2023
Boys Basketball 
Mustangs fall to Green Devils 

The Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs lost a Southern Hills Athletic Conference game Friday night to the visiting North Adams Green Devils by a 72-50 score. 

LCHS trailed 16-9 at the end of the first quarter, and following a 21-16 second frame in favor of NAHS, the host Mustangs trailed 37-25 at halftime. Lynchburg-Cay outscored the Green Devils 11-10 in the third quarter, but in the fourth frame it was North Adams scoring 25 points, while LCHS added 14 points to their final total in the conference game. 

The Mustangs were led in scoring by Brady Chisman with 19 points as he collected three 3-pointers, four two-point baskets and he was 2-of-2 from the free-throw line. He also added three rebounds to his totals. 

Logan Shope followed with 10 points as he connected with four two-point buckets and was 2-of-4 from the free-throw line. Shope also collected seven rebounds to lead LCHS in the game. 

Ian Waits totaled nine points with one 3-pointer, plus he made one two-point basket and was 4-of-4 from the free-throw line. Waits added four rebounds, two assists and two steals to his overall totals against North Adams. 

Bryce Binkley finished the game with eight points with two two-point baskets, and he was 4-of-4 in his free-throw attempts. Binkley also grabbed six rebounds and had three assists. Also for LCHS, Denver Clinton scored four points as he had one basket from the field, and he was 2-of-2 from the free-throw line. 

As a team, the Mustangs made four 3-pointers and were 14-of-17 from the free-throw line. 

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Friday, Jan. 20, 2023
Boys Basketball 
Lions defeat Manchester Greyhounds 

The Fairfield Lions stayed undefeated on Friday night with a big conference victory on the road at Manchester, winning by a 60-49 score. 

Fairfield had three players reach double figures in scoring and had a total of six players score points in the SHAC win. In their team scoring, FHS led 20-10 at the conclusion of the first quarter, and though Manchester won the second frame at 13-12, it was Fairfield leading the game at halftime by a 32-23 score. 

The second half saw the Lions score 14 points in the third, while the Greyhounds added 11 points to their total. In the final quarter the Greyhounds outscored FHS, 15-14. 

For the Lions, it was TJ Mootz leading the way with 17 points as he made three 3-pointers, two two-point baskets and he was a perfect 4-of-4 from the free-throw line. Mootz also finished with five rebounds, one assist, two steals and two blocks. 

Wyatt Collins totaled 14 points with two 3-pointers on two attempts and four two-point baskets. Collins also had three rebounds, three steals and one assist. 

Tytis Cannon scored 13 points for the Lions, while adding seven rebounds, six assists and one steal to his totals. Also scoring points for FHS were Gabe Fouch with seven points (one 3-pointer, two two-point baskets), Larkin Friend with six points (two two-point baskets, two free throws) and Gunner Bennington with three points (one two-point basket, one free throw). Bennington also added two blocks.

As a team, the Lions made seven 3-pointers and they were 9-of-10 from the free-throw line. 

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Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 
Boys Basketball 
Fairfield win on the road at Southeastern 

Going on the road for a non-conference game Saturday night, the Fairfield Lions won handily over the host Southeastern Panthers by a 73-31 score. 

FHS led 17-11 after the first quarter was completed, then followed with an 18-12 second frame for a 35-23 halftime advantage. In the third frame, the Lions outscored the Panthers 21-6, then the fourth quarter saw the Lions win the frame at 17-2. 

Tytis Cannon led Fairfield with 23 points as he made 10 two-point baskets and was 3-of-3 from the free-throw line. He also collected seven rebounds, six assists and two steals. 

TJ Mootz finished with 15 points as he made four 3-pointers and was 3-of-4 from the free-throw line. Mootz added five rebounds, one assist, one steal and a block to his final totals. 

Wyatt Collins ended the game with 11 points, as he connected with a 3-pointer and made four two-point baskets. 

There was also Trey House with nine points (one 3-pointer), Larkin Friend with six points, Gabe Fouch with five points and with two points each were Gunner Bennington and Cade Miller. 

Fairfield finished with seven 3-pointers and went 6-of-7 from the free-throw line. 

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Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023
Girls Basketball 
Lynchburg-Clay win at South Webster in non-conference game 

Winning on the home was what the Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs accomplished on Saturday as they defeated the South Webster Lady Jeeps by a 74-54 score. 

The 20-point win saw LCHS trail 24-12 at the end of the first quarter, but they regrouped and won the second frame 20-2, leading at halftime by a score of 32-26. In the third quarter, LC scored 23 points, while the Lady Jeeps added 18 points to the away side of the scoreboard. In the fourth frame, it was LCHS outscoring SWHS, 19-10. 

The Lady Mustangs were led by Addison West with 22 points, as she made eight two-point baskets and two 3-pointers. 

Jade Massey finished with 18 points, knocking down four 3-pointers and two two-point field goals, Massey was also 2-of-4 from the free-throw line, and she totaled seven rebounds, three assists and two steals. 

Scoring 15 points each were Bry Price and Macy Etienne. Price totaled seven two-point baskets and was 1-of-1 from the free-throw line, while Etienne made two two-point baskets, three 3-pointers and she was 1-of-3 from the free-throw line. 

Other scoring for the Lady Mustangs included two points each from Kalyn Rich and Allie Waits. 

For the game, LCHS was 7-of-11 in their free-throw attempts and as a team totaled nine 3-pointers. 

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Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023
Girls Basketball
Lady Lions fall to Rock Hill

Fairfield lost a close game at the buzzer on Saturday as they dropped a non-conference game at Rock Hill by a 54-52 score. 

The game saw Fairfield led in scoring by Peyton Magee with 30 points, as she totaled five 3-pointers, seven two-point baskets and she was 1-of-2 from the free-throw line. 

Other FHS scoring included Faith Donley with eight points, Hannah Hamilton with seven points, Kassi Miller with five points and Hailey Tolle with two points. 

FHS had six 3-pointers as a team, with Magee having five and Miller with one. 

Tolle led FHS with 10 rebounds, followed by Donley and Magee with six rebounds each. Hamilton led Fairfield with four assists, and Magee led the Lady Lions with four steals. Donley had the FHS lead in blocks with two, while Miller had one. 

For the game, the Lady Lions led 14-12 at the end of the first quarter, and after they outscored Rock Hill 16-13 in the second, held a halftime lead of 30-25. Rock Hill outscored FHS 14-13 in the third and 15-9 in the fourth quarter.