Prep boys basketball: Lincoln's rally falls short in loss

Prep boys basketball: Lincoln's rally falls short in loss

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Prep boys basketball: Lincoln's rally falls short in loss

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The Manitowoc Lincoln boys basketball team’s late rally against Sun Prairie at the Sun Prairie Tournament fell just short in a 78-71 loss on Thursday night.

The Ships trailed 25-8 after the first quarter and 51-22 at halftime, but Austin Mecca and Kyle Hoffman led a second-half charge that put Lincoln back in the game.

Mecca finished with a team-high 29 points as he was 13-of-15 from the free-throw line while Hoffman made five of Lincoln’s six 3-pointers to finish with 23 points.

The Ships were 23-of-28 from the free-throw line to Sun Prairie’s 13-of-19 performance. Sun Prairie made seven 3-pointers in the game.

A Sun Prairie roster, along with individual stats, were not submitted to the Herald Times Reporter as of press deadline.

Sun Prairie 25 26 12 15 78
Lincoln 8 14 23 26 71

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Kyle Hoffman 23, Austin Mecca 13-15 29, Jake Rohrer 9, Nick Schroeder 4, Preston Ullman 6.

3-Point Goals – Sun Prairie 7, Lincoln -Manitowoc 6 (Kyle Hoffman 5, Jake Rohrer 1), Total Fouls – Sun Prairie 23, Lincoln 17.

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