The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

February 1, 2014

Boys basketball roundup: Steamers, Indians, Sabers roll


Herald Staff Report

PORT BYRON, Ill. — A first-half scoring blitzed staked Fulton to a comfortable lead, and the Steamers went on to defeat Riverdale 66-46 on Friday in Three Rivers Conference boys basketball.

The Steamers raced to an 18-3 lead after one quarter and pushed the advantage to 31-7 by halftime.

Fulton spread out its scoring, too. Five different players scored in the first quarter, including five points each by Seth Sanderson and Jason Osborn. Matt Dail and Osborn added four each in the second quarter.

Zach Barber and Dail finished with 13 points each to lead the Steamers.

Riverdale’s Cole Solomon led all scorers with 16 points.

Indians win again

CAMANCHE — Camanche knocked down eight 3-point baskets, including one that put them ahead for good at 7-4, as it beat West Branch 71-46 in the River Valley Conference.

Brody Lodge scored 13 points to lead the Indians, who won their third game in a row to improve to 6-9. Dylan Busse added 12 points, eight after intermission, and Will Seeser scored 10.

Alex Hamer scored 12 points to lead the Bears, who have lost nine straight.

Bauer scores 18 for DeWitt

MARION — Kyle Bauer scored 18 points for Central DeWitt in a 54-45 win over Marion on Friday night. The Sabers scored 16 in the first and fourth quarters to seal the win.

The Sabers were also disciplined in the foul category, sending the Indians to the line just five times. DeWitt is now 11-2 on the season as the next game for the Sabers is against Marion once again Friday night, this time in DeWitt.

Eastland beats Thunder

LANARK, Ill. — Four Eastland players scored in double digits Friday as the Cougars defeated West Carroll 71-45 in Northwest Upstate Illini Conference boys basketball.

West Carroll stayed close to the Cougars in the first quarter. Marshall Fink scored six of his 10 points to help Eastland take a 19-16 lead. But, Eastland took off in the second quarter, outscoring the Thunder 17-5. Dalton Shaner, Skylar Paulson and Valdet Seferi each scored four points in the period for the Cougars.

Shaner, who led Eastland with 14 points, took off in the third quarter. He scored eight points in the quarter.

Seferi scored 13 for the Cougars, Brighton Haverland added 11 and Fink finished with 10.

Travis Hartman and Devon Hartley scored nine points each to lead West Carroll.

FULTON 66, RIVERDALE 46

FULTON — Matt Dail 6 1-1 13, Kody Crosthwaite 0 0-2 0, Seth Sanderson 2 3-5 7, Jason Osborn 4 1-2 9, Brevin Mason 0 0-0 0, Zach Barber 5 1-2 13, Cody Huff 0 0-0 0, Bryce Holesinger 1 3-4 5, Kyle Huebner 1 5-6 8, Paul Velasco 2 1-1 5, Jake Willging 2 0-0 4, Collin Puckett 0 0-0 0, Cody Wiersema 1 0-0 2, Lucas Wiebenga 0 0-0 0, Tanner Huizenga 0 0-0 0. Totals 24 15-23 66.

RIVERDALE — Cole Solomon 7 2-5 16, Jake Bussert 2 1-4 5, James Turkal 1 1-2 3, Chris Kosminsky 0 1-2 1, Jake Gellerstedt 3 1-2 8, Dalton Hanrahan 0 0-0 0, Cody Alguire 1 1-3 3, Sean Robinson 0 0-0 0, Mitch Bensenbert 0 0-0 0, Andrew Goodwin 2 1-1 6, Brinkman 2 0-1 4. Totals 18 8-20 46.

Fulton     18     13     18     17     —     66

Riverdale     3     4     24     15     —     46

3-point goals — Fulton 3 (Barber 2, Huebner); Riverdale 2 (Gellerstedt, Goodwin). Total fouls — Fulton 18, Riverdale 17. Fouled out — None.

CAMANCHE 71, WEST BRANCH 46

WEST BRANCH (3-13) — Mason Hayes 2 5-5 10, Lucas Lamont 2 1-4 6, Cooper Kabela 1 0-0 3, Mike Gould 1 1-6 3, Brad Arp 3 2-3 8, Matt Shawver 0 2-2 2, Hunter Wargo 0 0-0 0, Jack Miller 1 0-2 2, Sam McCrory 0 0-0 0, Alex Hamer 6 0-0 12, Nathan Juels 0 0-0 0, Adam Kirkey 0 0-0 0, Jacob Webb 0 0-0 0, Jacob Schreiber 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 11-22 46.

CAMANCHE (6-9) — Blake Bialas 2 0-0 5, Thomas Brantley 1 1-1 3, Brady Beal 2 0-0 6, Will Seeser 3 3-4 10, Seth Boysen 2 4-4 9, Devon Belk 3 0-4 6, Dylan Busse 5 2-3 12, Brody Lodge 5 0-0 13, Derek Harksen 2 1-2 5, Tanner Atkinson 0 2-3 2. Totals 25 13-21 71.

West Branch     12     10     8     16     —     46

Camanche     17     17     16     21     —     71

3-point goals — West Branch 3 (Hayes, Lamont, Kabela); Camanche 8 (Lodge 3, Beal 2, Bialas, Seeser, Boysen). Total fouls — West Branch 21, Camanche 14. Fouled out — Hayes, Arp.

CENTRAL DEWITT 54, MARION 45

CENTRAL DEWITT (11-2) — McClain Steffens 3 5-8 11, Trevor Green 0 1-2 1, Kyle Bauer 7 1-3 18, Logan Sheppard 2 1-1 5, James Grell 0 0-0 0, Ryan Burke 0 0-0 0, Christian Wright 4 0-0 9, Marty Green 1 0-0 2, Jordan Cornelius 2 1-5 5, Lucas Daniels 0 3-4 3. Totals 20 12-23 54.

MARION (7-9) — Quinn Cannoy 0 3-3 3, Daly Quinn 5 0-0 14, Craig Engle 1 2-2 4, Cody Alberts 1 0-0 2, Trevor Hardman 4 0-0 9, Derek Smith 6 0-0 13, Jacob Manderscheid 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 5-5 45.

DeWitt     16     12     10     16     —     54

Marion     12     13     9     11     —     45

3-point goals — DeWitt 2 (Bauer, Wright); Marion 6 (Quinn 4, Smith, Hardman). Total fouls — DeWitt 14, Marion 19. Fouled out — Smith.

EASTLAND 71, WEST CARROLL 45

WEST CARROLL — Matt Dyson 0 2-2 2, Andrew Drabner 0 2-2 2, Nick Telewicz 0 0-0 0, Jordan Bracero 3 0-0 6, Travis Hartman 3 0-0 9, Trevor Miller 1 0-0 2, Brandon Sturtevant 1 2-2 4, Cody Brashaw 0 0-0 0, Trevor Jones 4 0-1 8, Brandon Bumphrey 1 0-0 3, Devon Hartley 3 0-0 9, Evan Gengenbach 0 0-0 0, Caleb Brashaw 0 0-0 0, Bryan Allen 0 0-2 0, Tommy Watson 0 0-0 0, Matt McGinnis 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 6-9 45.

EASTLAND — Dalton Shaner 6 1-3 14, Devin Hartman 0 0-1 0, Marshall Fink 5 0-1 10, Skylar Paulson 4 1-3 9, Blake Janssen 3 0-0 6, Skyler Barncord 0 0-0 0, Tyler Dambman 0 0-0 0, Eric Schaney 3 0-1 7, Valdet Seferi 4 4-6 13, Tyler McLain 0 0-0 0, Adam Hardy 0 0-0 0, Josh Hayag 0 0-0 0, Jacob Reuscher 0 1-2 1, Caleb McLain 0 0-0 0, Brighton Haverland 5 1-1 11. Totals 30 8-18 71.

West Carroll     15     5     9     15     —     45

Eastland     19     17     19     16     —     71

3-point goals — West Carroll 7 (Hartman 3, Hartley 3, Bumphrey); Eastland . Total fouls — West Carroll 22, Eastland 14. Fouled out — None.