Smith’s return TD lifts Lynx over Stars

Lincoln County’s Devyn Smith returned a kickoff 72 yards for a touchdown with 1:28 remaining to lift the Lynx (8-2, 7-1 Division III Southern) to a 23-20 victory over Agassi Prep (3-5, 3-5) at Calvary Chapel on Thursday.

Down 15-14 with 9:56 to go in the fourth quarter, Agassi Prep stopped Lincoln County at the 1-yard line to regain possession. The Stars then went on an eight-minute drive, capped by a 21-yard pass from Matthew Duty to Kendrick Glinton with 1:46 to go, to take the lead.

However, on the ensuing kickoff, Smith weaved through blockers and slipped tackles for the  winning score.

Preston Avery led all rushers with 138 yards on 22 carries with a touchdown for Lincoln County.

Glinton caught six passes for 110 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Stars.

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