Pumphrey Sets Records as Lincoln Wins

Garrett Pumphrey

MODOC, Ind. – Garrett Pumphrey made history on Tuesday night as he led the Lincoln boys basketball team to a 71-27 victory at Union,

Pumphrey set a pair of new standards for the Golden Eagles as he scored 47 points with 20 field goals. He was 7-of-9 from the free throw line.

James Pugh tossed in eight points, while Keaton Southerland finished with five points.

Lincoln’s old scoring mark of 41 was established by Mark Davis in 1973. Rick McCarty tied the record in 1977 and Aaron Drake was the last to do it in 2000. Davis set the mark for field goal with 19 in 1973.

Caleb Craig also tied the school record for assists in a game with 13. Wes Thornhill set record in 1999.

The Golden Eagles (4-7, 0-1) travel to Tri High (5-5, 1-1) on Friday night for a Tri-Eastern Conference affair.