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[JAN. 30, 2004] 


The Lynx handed Spoon River their 12th loss of the season on Wednesday night. The Lynx had a nine-point lead at the half and continued by scoring 37 points in the second half to bring the final score to 68-62.

The Lynx had a balanced scoring attack. Rueben Trotter led the team with 12 points and nine rebounds, while Ryan Lazzarini with 10 points was the only other player in double figures.

The victory improves the Lynx record to 9-10. Spoon River drops to 9-12 for the season.

The Lynx take on Lincoln Land Community College at home on Saturday.

Lincoln College (68) -- Tony Gulley 4-0-9, Stevan Nelson 0-0-0, Jason Moore 3-2-8, Michael Henderson 3-0-6, Rodney Williams 1-4-6, Rueben Trotter 6-0-12, Nick Malone 0-4-4, Jeff Carlson 2-1-6, Andre Mayne 0-0-0, Ryan Lazzarini 4-2-10, Aaron Williams 3-1-7.  Totals 26-14-68. Three-point goals: Gulley, Carlson.

Spoon River (62) -- Curtis Thomas 2-0-4, Jeremy Bledsoe 1-0-2, Colin Smith 0-0-0, Jeremy Davis 7-4-22, Ryan Smith 2-0-5, Jarod Gortner 0-0-0, Tim Mason 1-0-2, Clinton Joshue 4-2-10, Asa Clayborne 5-6-17. Totals 22-12-62. Three-point goals: Davis 4, Clayborne.

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Sophomore Erica Ernst helped the Lynx defeat Spoon River at home Wednesday night by a final score of 82-71. Ernst totaled 19 points for the night and pulled down 20 rebounds.

At the half the Lynx had a comfortable 13-point lead. They held off Spoon River by scoring 40 points in the second half.

Three other players were in double scoring figures. Nicole Dearing scored 15 while teammate Kanisha Pettis had 13. Freshman Brittany Ingram rounded out the lead scorers with 11 points.

This victory improves the Lynx to 6-14 for the season.

Lincoln College (82) -- Irma Cruz 1-2-4, Nicole Dearing 3-0-6, Erica Ernst 8-3-19, Jessica Hamman 4-0-8, Brittany Ingram 4-0-11, Jehnyah Leach 1-0-2, Kanisha Pettis 5-2-13, Kristin Rucks 1-0-2, Becky Spears 2-1-5, Nicole White 1-0-3. Totals 33-9-82.  Three-point goals: Ingram 3, Dearing 2, White, Pettis.

Spoon River (71) -- Totals 24-17-71.

[Lincoln College news release]

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