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Lincoln Beats Barlow 94-74, Takes Home Third in State


Photos by Marcos Romero-Turner

March 12, 2023, by Reid Tingley

Lincoln fell, 69-89 against #1-ranked West Linn in the semifinals on Friday night. 

On Saturday, the Cardinals faced off against Barlow for third place in the Oregon 6A state playoffs. 

The game started with a highly competitive first half that finished 44-43 in favor of Lincoln.

In the second half, Lincoln pulled away thanks to an impressive and efficient team shooting performance, finishing 18 for 32 from the field and 5 of 9 from deep in the second half.

The Cardinals also controlled the glass, out-rebounding Barlow 22-13 in the half, which translated to a 50-31 advantage on the scoreboard.

A trio of Lincoln seniors delivered spectacular individual performances to cap off their high school careers with this impressive team achievement. 

Moroni Seely-Roberts once again led the Cardinals in scoring with 34 points and 12 rebounds. Malachi Seely-Roberts filled up the stat sheet with 20 points, 8 rebounds, and 9 assists. While Graham Eikenberry delivered a double-double of his own, finishing with 13 points and 10 rebounds. 

Their third-place finish in state caps off a very impressive second season for head coach Heather Seely-Roberts