Lexington Minutemen Take Down The Clear Fork Colts

  • 12/1/2017 10:32:28 PM
  • WMFD Digital Team
  • Local Sports

LEXONGTON, OH - The Lexington Minutemen defended their home court on opening night against the Clear Fork Colts with a 73-63 win. The Colts got off to a hot start and they led by three, 15-12 at the end of the first quarter thanks to an explosive effort by Chance Barnett who had 10 points in the quarter. It did not take Lexington long to settle in however as junior forward Cade Stover took over in the second quarter scoring 12 points and sending the Minutemen into the half with a 32-28 lead.

Lexington started to pull away in the third quarter as they pushed the lead to 55-45 heading into the fourth. Clear Fork opened the fourth quarter on a 7-0 run of their own, but Lexington's Mason Kearns scored seven unanswered to put the Minutemen back on top by double figures and they were able to hold on for the win. 

Stover led the way for Lexington with 25 points and 12 rebounds, while Barnett finished with 23 points and four rebounds for the Colts. 

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