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Linton basketball sweeps E/K-M in Class B action

The Lions handed the Rebels girls basketball team their first loss of the season.

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In a matchup of top 10 teams, the No. 9 Linton/Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock Lions girls basketball team hit nine 3-pointers on their way to a 57-32 win over the No. 7 Edgeley/Kulm-Montpelier Rebels on Jan. 25.

The Lions’ (12-2) Teegan Scherr hit six of her team’s nine triples. The Rebels (14-1) hit three 3-pointers.

The Lions have now won five in a row against the Rebels dating back to Jan. 22, 2019.

The Lions held the Rebels to 10 or less points in all four quarters.

The Lions were led by Teegan Scherr with 26 points and Jaycee Richter with 24. The Rebels were led by Mateaya Mathern’s 14 points.


The Lions are back in action at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, when they take on Medina/Pingree-Buchanan. The Rebels return to the court at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, when they face Carrington.

E/K-M 32, L/HMB 57

E/K-M: 10 7 10 5–32

L/HMB: 16 14 14 13—57

Points leaders:

E/K-M: Mataeya Mathern 14, Emily Kinzler 5, Abby Mathern 4, Kiara Jangula 3, Reagan Teske 3, Norah Entzi 2, Grace Irey 1

L/HMB: Teagan Scherr 26, Jaycee Richter 24, Erin Kelsch 4, Emma Weiser 1, Callie Hase 1, Kaylee Wenninger 1

Total stats:


E/K-M: 11 FGs, 7-11 FTs, 12 fouls, 3-pointers: Teske, Jangula, Mathern

L/HMB: 22 FGs, 4-9 FTs, 16 fouls, 3-pointers: Scherr 6, Richter 3

Linton boys get past E/K-M

The Linton/Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock Lions outscored the Edgeley/Kulm-Montpelier Rebels 22-6 in the fourth quarter Tuesday, Jan. 25, en route to a 51-48 win.

The Lions (7-3) fought back from a 16-9 first quarter deficit to get the win. The Rebels (7-3) were in foul trouble in the second half, with 10 team fouls. The Lions win ends a six-game losing streak to the Rebels.

The Lions only had one player in double digits, Jace Jochim with 21 points. The Rebels had three, Brad Kinzler and Jacob Nitschke with 12 and Adam Nitschke with 11 points.

The Lions hit four 3-pointers in the win with two coming from Jochim. The Rebels knocked down 10 3-pointers, including three from Adam Nitschke.

The Lions are back in action at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, when they face Medina/Pingree-Buchanan. The Rebels are back in action at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, when they face South Border.


E/K-M 48, L/HMB 51

E/K-M: 16 10 16 6—48

L/HMB: 9 7 13 22—51

Points leaders:

E/K-M: Jacob Nitschke 12, Brad Kinzler 12, Adam Nitschke 11, Dylan Carlson 5, Austin Strobel 3, Dalton Madcke 3, Joe Kramlich 2

L/HMB: Jace Jochim 21, Grant Bosch 9, Landon Bosch 8, Justin Tschosik 5, Trace King 5, Gentry Richter 3

Total stats:

E/K-M: 19 FGs, 0-1 FTs, 18 fouls, 3-pointers: A. Nitschke 3, J. Nitschke 2, Kinzler 2, Carlson, Strobel, Madcke

L/HMB: 18 FGs, 11-17 FTs, 8 fouls, 3-pointers: Jochim 2, Bosch, King

My name is Max O'Neill. I am the Sports Lead at The Jamestown Sun. I am a native New Yorker, who graduated from Ithaca College in 2020 with a degree in Television-Radio.
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