Lincolnview 62 Miller City 43 VW Independent
Balanced scoring and a stingy defense led Lincolnview to a 62-43 home win over Miller City on Saturday night.
Clayton Leeth led the Lancers with 13 points, Aaron Cavinder and Collin Overholt each scored 12 and Creed Jessee finished with 11. In addition, Jake Bowersock scored eight points and Daegan Hatfield added six points and six rebounds. Cavinder had a team-leading seven boards.
Defensively, the Lancers forced 19 turnovers and held the Wildcats to just 32 percent shooting (17-of-53). Austin Ruhe led Miller City (3-9) with 19 points.
Lincolnview led by just two, 14-12, after the first quarter, but pushed the lead to 31-21 at halftime and 47-27 after three quarters.
The Lancers (7-1) are scheduled to travel to Bluffton on Friday night.