- BOYS BASKETBALL: East Advances To HAC Championship With Win Over Lincoln High
By Jeff Motz
Lincoln East managed to break free from a close halftime lead and outscored Lincoln High 14-2 in the third quarter to earn a 77-65 win over the Links Friday evening in the semifinals of the Heartland Athletic Conference Boys Basketball Tournament.
The Spartans (9-0) will play in the HAC championship game Saturday at 7:15pm at the East Gym against Lincoln North Star.
Marfisi scored seven points during the Spartan run.
Sam Griesel scored 20 points to lead East, while Marfisi added 18, Connor Rieckenberg finished with 17 and Jordan Janssen added 10 in the Spartan win.
Griesel scored eight fourth quarter points and sank six free throws during the stretch.
Sammy Richardson led all scorers with 25 points for Lincoln High (6-3), while Keyshawn Jenkins added 13 win in the loss.