By Chris Parsons
RED BIRD — The Lynn Camp Wildcats knocked off Red Bird for the third time this season, grabbing a 79-60 win on the road in their regular season finale Tuesday.
The win is the 16th of the season for the Wildcats (16-14), but more importantly, assures Lynn Camp of a winning season. Afterward, Lynn Camp coach Clyde Dixon said he was proud of his team for the win and the season as a whole.
“This was an important win for our program tonight,” Dixon said. “This win allows us to finish with a winning season no matter what happens the rest of the way.”
Zach Smith paced the Wildcats with a 29-point effort, while Skylar McFarland added 19 and Matt Trosper poured in 11.
The first quarter was a back-and-forth affair as Smith scored eight of his 29 points to help the Wildcats grab a 14-12 lead. The Wildcats pushed the gap to 37-30 at halftime.
Lynn Camp pushed the pace in the third quarter, outscoring their opponent 27-10 in the period as McFarland scored eight points in the quarter to help give his team a 64-40 lead with eight minutes to play.
Red Bird got the best of the Wildcats in the final period with a 20-15 effort, but the Wildcats were able to come away with the 79-60 win.
Lynn Camp 79, Red Bird 60
Lynn Camp 14 23 27 15 79
Red Bird 12 18 10 20 60
Lynn Camp (79) – Smith 29, McFarland 19, Trosper 11, Maeir 7, Hammonds 7, Swafford 4, Withrow 2.
Red Bird (60) — NA.
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