LINCOLN — Lincoln Southeast used a 30-0 scoring run to overcome a strong start by Fremont School on Saturday night in a Heartland Athletic Conference boys basketball game.
The scoring run — which carried from the second quarter into the third period — helped the Knights to a 53-37 victory.
A 3-point field goal by Triston Keeney and a basket by Jake Heineman helped the Tigers to a 5-0 lead. Keeney and Caden Curry hit treys later in the period to boost FHS to a 15-5 advantage.
Austin Callahan’s 3 with 7:00 left in the second quarter put the Tigers up 18-9, but they didn’t score for the rest of the period. A pair of Ajantae Hogan traditional three-point plays and a trey by McGinness Schneider fueled a 17-0 LSE run into halftime.
The Knights built on their 26-18 halftime advantage by scoring the first 13 points of the third quarter.
The Tigers used a pair of Pacey Queen 3-point baskets and a trey by Carter Sintek to close to within 51-36 in the closing minutes of the game before falling.
Southeast was 19 of 38 from the field (50 percent) while FHS was 12 of 36 (33.3 percent). The Tigers also had 16 turnovers compared to 11 for LSE. Both teams grabbed 22 rebounds.
Hogan led Southeast, 8-12, with 15 points. Schneider finished with nine while Michael Anderson had eight points, five rebounds and three assists.
Keeney led the Tigers with eight points, six rebounds and three assists. Curry added seven points and Queen chipped in six. Dawson Glause grabbed four rebounds.
On Friday night the Tigers lost 86-50 to Lincoln Pius. Callahan and Curry had 10 points apiece and Sintek chipped in six.
Fremont, 3-17, will host Millard North at 7 Thursday night in the Al Bahe Gymnasium.
Fremont 15 3 4 15 — 37
Southeast 7 19 14 13 — 53
Fremont — Triston Keeney 8, Caden Curry 7, Pacey Queen 6, Jake Heineman 4, Austin Callahan 3, Micah Moore 2, Dawson Glause 1, Edvin Cortave 1, Carter Sintek 5.
Southeast — Ajantae Hogan 15, Isaac Gifford 6, Michael Anderson 9, M. Schneider 9, Jake Klein 6, Cameron Fredenburg 4, Grant Snelling 1,