The Greene County Ram boys varsity basketball team bounced back from a four-point loss to the Gilbert Tigers in Jefferson Friday to win on the road over the Webster City Lynx, 70-65.
The Lynx dominated early in the game and led 21-9 before the Rams scored the next seven points to end the first quarter with a 21-16 score. Late in the second quarter the Rams started a 13-point run that gave them a 38-35 lead at halftime. The run continued until the Ramsâ€™ lead was 49-35.
The Lynx worked their way back to come to within one point, 66-65, but the Rams scored the last four points to claim the win. The Rams were up 68-65 with just seconds to play when the Lynx put up a 3-point shot, hoping to put the game into overtime. The shot missed and Ram Carter Morton grabbed the rebound. Morton was fouled. He made two free throws for the final five-point margin.
Four Rams scored in double figures. Trey Hinote made 19 points, including four 3-point baskets. Wade Adcock scored 17, Joe Towers scored 15 with two 3-pointers, and Lance Hughes scored 11. Jordan Patterson and Morton scored four points each. Adcock led in rebounds with eight.
The Rams are now 9-5 overall and the Lynx are 8-4.