The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

December 27, 2013

Steamers start slow, Mustangs have strong first quarter

HERALD STAFF REPORT
The Clinton Herald

---- — ERIE, ILL. — The Steamers had a strong first half start, but came out scoring seven points, respectively, which allowed Wethersfield to pull away far enough to beat Fulton 49-42. Fulton did attempt to make a slight comeback in the fourth quarter scoring 14 points.

Wethersfield dominated from the free throw line making 15 free shots while Fulton was 5-for-9 from the line.

Jordan Price led the Steamers with 12 points.

• MORRISON 49, STOCKTON 28

Morrison outscored Stockton 16-2 leading to a double-digit win opening their post-Christmas schedule with the 49-28 win over Stockton. Lakin Goodman had 10 field goals leading to 22 points while Ashley Greul followed with 10 points.

The second quarter became more defensive with Stockton outscoring Morrison 7-5. Morrison got warmed back up in the third quarter scoring 17 points.

Free throws came at a premium with Morrison going 2-for-3 while Stockton shot 3-for-4.

Kaitlyn Reusch led Stockton with nine points.

• ERIE 52, GALVA 34

Rachel Cobert turned in a double-double performance for the Cardinals in a 52-34 win over Galva. Cobert brought in 10 of the team’s 42 rebounds.

Erie’s big quarter came in the second where they scored 18 while holding Galva to just four points. The Cardinals didn’t have the lead before having the offensive explosion, trailing 8-7 after the first quarter.

Courtney Cobert had a near double-double with 12 points and eight rebounds, and was also one of three who had two assists.

Galva had both of its leading scorers have eight points — Curran O’Riley and Samantha DeSmit.

• KNOXVILLE 60, MERCER COUNTY 22

Knoxville had three players scoring in double-digits — Kelly Lenz had 18, Megan Axcell with 15 and Morgan Rupert scored 10. Knoxville also forced a shutout on Mercer County in the fourth quarter.

• RIDGEWOOD 68, MONMOUTH-ROSEVILLE 62, OT

Ridgewood scored 27 in the final quarter of regulation and overtime to survive in the opening day of the Cardinal Classic.

Destiny Smith was the game’s leading scorer for Monmouth-Roseville with 18 points.

• BUREAU VALLEY 47, ROCKRIDGE 46

Bureau Valley survived a defensive battle in the second half to defeat Rockridge 47-46. In the second half, Bureau Valley scored 23 while Rockridge was held to 19.

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• ORION 73, WEST CARROLL 48

Orion scored 25 in the first quarter while the Thunder were quiet with eight points. Orion would respond with 19 in the second quarter, but West Carroll was outscored in each quarter.

Abby Maike led the Thunder with 17 points. Kaitlyn Conway led Orion with 20 points.

WETHERSFIELD 49, FULTON 42

WETHERSFIELD — Ali Kazubowski 5 0-0 14, Lauren Schmidt 2 2-2 6, Anissa Jackson 0 2-4 2, McKenzie Hoogerwerf 0 1-2 1, Kristen Parsons 7 7-11 26. Totals 14 13-19 49.

FULTON — Averi Leitzen 2 2-4 7, Betsy Leonard 3 0-0 6, Autumn Hutton 4 0-0 8, Kerrigan Enloe 2 1-2 5, Camerin Huizenga 2 0-0 4, Brianna McDaniel 0 0-0 0, Jordan Price 5 2-3 12. Totals 18 5-9 42.

Wethersfield 13 12 11 13 — 49

Fulton 11 10 7 14 — 42

3-point goals — Wethersfield 9 (Parsons 5, Kazubowski 4); Fulton 1 (Leitzen).

MORRISON 49, STOCKTON 28

STOCKTON — C. Haas 1 0-0 2, Kristen Krippendorf 3 0-0 6, Ryley Schubert 2 0-0 4, Kaitlyn Reusch 4 0-0 9, Kaila Haas 1 3-4 5, Alexzandra Johnson 1 0-0 2. Totals 12 3-4 28.

MORRISON — Emma Melton 3 0-0 6, Brandi Hosford 1 1-2 3, Ashley Greul 5 0-0 10, Rachel Davis 0 0-0 0, Adrienne Banks 3 0-0 6, Lakin Goodman 10 1-1 22, Sitzmore 1 0-0 2. Totals 23 2-3 49.

Stockton 2 7 6 13 — 28

Morrison 16 5 17 11 — 49

3-point goals — Stockton 1 (Reusch); Morrison 1 (Goodman).

ERIE 52, GALVA 34

ERIE — Caitlin Maloney 1 0-0 2, Bailee Clausen 3 2-2 8, Courtney Cobert 5 1-3 12, Leela Parrish 0 1-2 1, Lexi Floming 1 2-2 4, Rachel Cobert 6 1-3 13, Bryce McCormick 1 4-6 6, Laykin Miner 1 4-6 6, Katlyn Weber 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 15-24 52.

GALVA — Dani Gibbs 2 0-0 4, Sarah Jeffries 3 0-0 6, Greta Rux 1 0-0 2, Curran O’Riley 4 0-3 8, Samantha DeSmit 4 0-0 8, Paige Williams 1 0-0 2, Emma Corkill 1 0-0 2, Lindsey Meyer 1 0-0 2. Totals 17 0-3 34.

Erie 7 18 16 11 — 52

Galva 8 4 12 10 — 34

3-point goals — Erie 1 (C. Cobert); Galva 0.

ORION 73, WEST CARROLL 48

ORION — Hrovat 0 1-2 1, Baisden 1 1-2 3, Maike 7 2-5 17, Guilinger 3 5-6 12, Hess 1 0-2 2, Durward 3 0-0 6, Ralston 2 1-3 5, Buckwalter 1 0-0 2. Totals 18 10-20 48.

WEST CARROLL — Minas 3 7-8 15, De Baillie 4 2-4 13, McCunn 3 3-4 10, Gritton 2 1-1 5, Price 2 2-2 6, Gambon 2 0-0 4, Conway 8 4-7 20. Totals 24 19-26 73.

West Carroll 8 14 17 9 — 48

Orion 25 19 13 16 — 73

3-point goals — Orion 6 (De Ballie 3, Minas 2, McCunn); West Carroll 2 (Maike, Guilinger). Total fouls — Orion 16, West Carroll 17. Fouled out — None.