Quincy defeats Lincoln 45-25

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[January 16, 2022] The Quincy Blue Devils visited Lincoln on Saturday night and they had a hot night shooting from the outside and quite simply, Lincoln did not. Shooting over 50 percent from long range, the Blue Devils sank 12 three-pointers versus Lincoln and handed the Railers a 45-25 loss inside Roy S. Anderson Gymnasium. 


Quincy made four 3s in the first quarter to lead the Railers 12-4. Lincolnís only points in the quarter came on a free throw by Payton Cook and a three by Elijah Pollice. 


Lincoln did not get much more offense in the second quarter. A long three from Aidan Gowin and a turnaround jumper from Pollice edged the Railers closer, with the score set at 14-9 nearing the end of the quarter. But the Blue Devils would close out the second quarter scoring on a steal by Bradley Loncor, who scored on the layup and made the foul shot that followed. Quincy held a 17-9 lead at the half.


Jeremiah Talton would guide the Blue Devils offense to a 31-14 third quarter lead as he scored three 3s, including one at the buzzer. Lincoln managed just five points again, coming at the hands of Tyler Sasse and Pollice. 


Lincolnís cold shooting poured over into the final quarter and with the Blue Devils still hitting their shots, they led at one point 41-17. Sasse added another three down the stretch for Lincoln and then Jaden Klopp quickly scored a bucket to make the score 41-22 but a comeback was not meant to be in Lincolnís future. Kiíon Carson came in off the bench and he would score the last of Lincolnís points on a three but with Talton himself outscoring Lincoln, the Railers would fall by a final score of 45-25.


Jeremiah Talton led Quincy with 26 points. 


The Blue Devils improve to 16-3 on the season.


Lincoln falls to 14-3 on the season.


The Railers JV team defeated Quincy 43-38. Drew Hayes and Kiíon Carson each led the Railers with 12 points.  

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The Railers will play at Bloomington High School on Tuesday night. The JV will begin at 6 p.m. The Varsity will tip-off at 7:30 p.m.  


Note: Due to Covid, Bloomington is only allowing four family members per player into the game and there will be no cheerleaders.


Varsity scoring 


Lincoln 25


Pollice 8

Sasse 6

Cook 3

Gowin 3

Carson 3

Klopp 2


Quincy 45


Talton 26

OíBrien 6

Thomas 4

Bergman 3

Cartmill 3

Loncor 3


JV scoring


Lincoln 43


Hayes 12

Kiíon Carson 12

Meagher 6

Stevens 5

Schilling 4

Kaíni Carson 2

Evers 2


Quincy 38


Sprick 15

Clay 10

Talton 7

Wires 4

Uries 2

[Teena Lowery]

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