Lingleville surges past Priddy with big third quarter

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By BRAD KEITH

TheFlashToday.com

(January 9, 2015) — Tim Griffin scored 22 points and Lingleville (16-4) outscored Priddy 21-9 in the third quarter on its way to a 70-55 road victory Friday.

Jarod Hagood poured 15 through the net for the Cardinals, who won their second straight in their final tune-up before District 18-A play. They are idle Tuesday and open league play on Friday, January 16, at Lipan.

Lingleville and Bailey Fenn are 16-4 after Friday's win at Priddy. || Photo by BRAD KEITH
Lingleville and Bailey Fenn are 16-4 after Friday’s win at Priddy. || Photo by BRAD KEITH

The Cardinals trailed 35-32 before the big third quarter, which put them ahead 53-44. They finished off the win with a 17-11 edge in the fourth.

Brady Sult scored eight points and drew a positive review from third-year head coach Kade Eckert.

“He really adds another dimension for us on the perimeter,” said Eckert. “That’s going to help us a lot moving forward into district.”

Meine Huisman scored six points, pairing with Hagood to provide 21 points from the center position.

Four Cardinals – Tom VanKranenburg, Bailey Fenn, Devon Corpus and Colbe Stoker – scored four points each, and Bret Cogburn added three.

The Cardinals jumped out to a quick 12-2 lead, then faltered through the rest of the opening half.

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“We started fast and were playing our style of basketball then we just lost focus on what we were doing, especially on defense,” said Eckert.

Priddy ended the first on a 13-4 run to cut Lingleville’s lead to 16-15, then outscored the Cardinals 20-16 in the second for a three-point edge at intermission.

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