Cardington-Lincoln poked just enough holes in Elgin's defense to garner a taut 40-39 victory in Ohio boys basketball on January 12. .

The last time Elgin and Cardington-Lincoln played in a 43-35 game on January 13, 2020. We covered the game. For a full recap, click here.

Elgin fought to an interesting fourth quarter, yet Cardington-Lincoln would not be denied in finishing off this victory.

The Pirates broke in front at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a 31-27 lead over the Comets.

A halftime tie at 20-20 allowed for a respite as both teams looked to regroup in the locker room.

The first quarter gave the Pirates a 12-7 lead over the Comets.

Recently on January 2 , Cardington-Lincoln squared up on Newark Catholic in a basketball game . We covered the game. For a full recap, click here.

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