The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

December 14, 2013

Boys basketball: Free throws send North Cedar past Camanche

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---- — CAMANCHE — North Cedar hit some key free throws late, defeating Camanche 59-44 in River Valley Conference boys basketball Friday.

It also helped that the Knights outscored the Indians 13-3 in the first quarter.

Camanche picked things up in the second quarter, scoring 18 to make the deficit 13, but that’s the closest it got.

Free throws were the main difference, with the Knights shooting 17-for-28 while the Indians didn’t visit the line as often, shooting just 10 and making five.

Easton Valley rolls

PRESTON — Easton Valley broke open the game in the second quarter en route to a 75-40 win against visiting North Linn on Friday in Tri-Rivers Conference boys basketball.

The River Hawks (3-0) trailed 12-11 with a minute left in the first quarter but outscored the Lynx 4-0 to finish twhe frame. They then outscored North Linn 21-7 in the second quarter to take control. Zaruba had 12 points at the half, while Craiton Andresen added eight of his 13 before intermission.

Mustangs top Prophets

PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. — Scott Ferry opened the second half with a 3-point basket to help Morrison earn a 39-36, come-from-behind victory against Prophetstown of Friday in Three Rivers Conference boys basketball.

The Prophets led 15-14 at the half, but Ferry scored seven in the third quarter to help the Mustangs build a 26-21 lead. He added five more in the fourth quarter and finished with a team-high 16 points.

Ethan Howard, coming back from a knee injury that ended his football season in the first round of the Illinois playoffs, led Prophetstown with 18 points. He scored 10 of them in the fourth quarter.

Cascade clubs Comets

BELLEVUE — Devin Green and Haris Takes combined for 26 first-half points as they led Cascade to a 72-32 victory against Bellevue in River Valley Conference boys basketball Friday.

Green scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half, while Takes added 12 of his 17, including a pair of 3-pointers. Ries Rausch added 15 for Cascade (3-0), with 12 coming from beyond the 3-point arc.

Garrett Kucera scored seven points to lead Bellevue (1-3).

 

NORTH CEDAR 59, CAMANCHE 44

NORTH CEDAR (3-2, 3-0 RVC) — Josh Kintzel 2 0-2 4, Jacob Hay 6 4-6 19, Seth Hamilton 1 4-8 6, Dylan Deerberg 2 2-2 7, Grant Pruess 1 0-0 3, Derrick Gray 0 0-0 0, Chandler Moore 0 0-0 0, Zach Bendixen 0 0-0 0, Jayden Johnson 2 5-6 9. Totals 18 17-28 59.

CAMANCHE (1-4, 0-3 RVC) — Blake Bialas 2 0-0 6, Brady Beal 5 0-0 12, Will Seeser 1 0-0 3, Seth Boysen 3 2-2 8, Devon Belk 1 0-0 2, Dylan Busse 1 1-4 3, Brody Lodge 3 1-2 7, Derek Harksen 0 1-2 1, Tanner Atkinson 1 0-0 2. Totals 17 5-10 44.

North Cedar 13 21 8 17 — 59

Camanche 3 18 7 16 — 44

3-point goals — North Cedar 6 (Hay 3, Fields, Deerberg, Pruess); Camanche 5 (Bialas 2, Beal 2, Seeser). Total fouls — North Cedar 13, Camanche 25. Fouled out — Lodge.

EASTON VALLEY 75, NORTH LINN 40

NORTH LINN (1-3) — Evan Boss 0 0-0 0, Logan Novak 1 4-7 6, Ben Wolff 1 0-2 3, Jonathan Boss 0 0-0 0, Luke Oswald 2 0-0 4, Andrew McEvoy 1 3-4 5, Brandon Stepanek 2 3-6 7, Dillon Letts 2 2-2 6, Christian Moore 1 0-2 2, Nic Peiffer 3 1-3 7. Totals 13 13-26 40.

EASTON VALLEY (3-0) — Chase Zaruba 11 0-0 23, Cam Larson 0 0-0 0, Blake Bormann 1 0-0 2, Craiton Andresen 5 0-1 13, Jarod Lee 2 0-0 5, Zach Peiffer 1 0-0 2, Brian WIlley 3 0-1 7, Logan Wilhelm 4 1-1 9, Blaine Volquardsen 1 2-2 5, Sean Lange 0 0-1 0, Marshall Driscoll 0 0-0 0, Dante Escobedo 2 0-0 6, Colin Marburger 0 0-0 0, Vaughn Behn 0 0-0 0, Brett Earles 1 1-2 3. Totals 31 4-8 75.

North Linn 12 7 6 15 — 40

Easton Valley 15 21 18 21 — 75

3-point goals — North Linn 1 (Wolff); Easton Valley 9 (Andresen 3, Escobedo 2, Zaruba, Lee, Willey, Volquardsen). Total fouls — North Linn 13, Easton Valley 19. Fouled out — None.

MORRISON 39, PROPHETSTOWN 35

MORRISON — Tristan Houzenga 1 2-6 5, Mason Sitzmore 3 0-2 6, Scott Ferry 7 0-2 16, Hunter Hamstra 2 2-3 6, Bill Greul 1 0-2 3, Kaleb Church 0 3-4 3, Anthony Tenboer 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 7-19 39.

PROPHETSTOWN — Grant Ames 3 0-0 9, Austin Meadows 0 0-0 0, Ethan Howard 5 7-10 18, Seth Cady 0 0-0 0, Daniel Shirley 1 0-0 2, Chris Bauer 1 1-2 3, Josh Paul 0 0-0 0, Austin Gerlach 0 0-0 0, Josh Sigel 2 0-0 4. Totals 12 8-12 36.

Morrison 8 6 12 13 — 39

Prophetstown 10 5 6 14 — 36

3-point goals — Morrison 4 (Ferry 2, Houzenga, Greul); Prophetstown 4 (Ames 3, Howard). Total fouls — Morrison 11, Prophetstown 21. Fouled out — None. Technical foul — Greul.

CASCADE 72, BELLEVUE 32

CASCADE (3-0) — Derek Lieurance 1 0-0 2, Mitch Oberbroeckling 3 3-3 9, Greg Myers 0 0-0 0, Ries Rausch 5 1-2 15, Haris Takes 6 3-4 17, Luke Recker 1 1-2 3, Mitch Recker 1 1-2 3, Nolan Weber 1 0-0 2, Nick Frasher 0 0-0 0, Sam McDermott 0 1-2 1, Devin Green 7 2-2 16, Adam Strang 2 0-2 4. Totals 27 12-19 72.

BELLEVUE (1-3) — Tyler Banowetz 3 0-0 6, Logan DeVires 0 0-0 0, Alex Hinke 0 4-4 4, Chase Putman 2 0-0 6, Garrett Kucera 3 0-0 7, Colin Hager 0 0-0 0, Keenan Ploessl 0 0-0 0, Colby Mangler 2 0-0 5, Robert Schroeder 1 1-2 3, Noah Reed 0 0-0 0, Jake Rentz 0 0-0 0, Josh Sieverdeing 0 0-0 0, Jordan REnner 0 0-0 0, Jake Till 0 0-0 0, Nate Goslin 0 1-2 1. Totals 11 6-8 32.

Cascade 21 16 18 17 — 72

Bellevue 9 11 7 5 — 32

3-point goals — Cascade 6 (Rausch 4, Takes 2); Bellevue 4 (Putman 2, Kucera, Mangler). Total fouls — Cascade 11, Bellevue 16. Fouled out — None.