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.

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