The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

December 6, 2013

Second quarter keys Amboy win

Herald Staff Report
The Clinton Herald

---- — AMBOY, Ill. — While the first half was back-and-forth throughout the opening quarter between Morrison and Amboy, the second quarter belonged to the Clippers as they went on an 11-4 run that allowed Amboy to win 48-30 on Thursday in girls basketball.

Kaitlyn Liebing had six points in the period and ended up with a double-double — 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Amboy held Morrison to no field goals in the second quarter.

In the third quarter, five Amboy players scored, including six points from Sydney Wilhelm. Kennedy Dinges had five steals.

Cardinals top Storm

MANLIUS, Ill. — Despite scoring only four points in the opening quarter, Erie came out with 28 second-half points to knock off Bureau Valley 40-36.

Erie coach Brian Howell realizes that the team came out sluggish but liked how it responded in the second half.

“The girls came alive and and played with a lot of intensity to pull this game out,” Howell said.

Erie got its sixth win, led by Courtney Cobert with 12 points. The Cardinals had a season-best 18-for-26 from the free-throw line.

Prophets now 6-1

PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. — A strong second quarter enabled Prophetstown to defeat Sterling Newman 47-21 in Three Rivers Conference action Thursday.

In said quarter, the Prophets outscored their opponent 15-4, thanks to nine points from starting guard Corrie Reiley, who ended up with 14.

The third quarter was an even 11-11, but Prophetstown won a defensive fourth quarter 7-4.

Prophetstown won their second conference game and sixth overall in seven outings. It was the first conference loss for Newman.

East Dubuque rolls

SAVANNA, ILL. — It was all East Dubuque on Thursday night, defeating the Thunder 74-29 thanks to a 26-point first quarter while West Carroll could manage to score only four, thanks to baskets from Demi Hess and Abby Maike.

East Dubuque also scored 35 in the third quarter to put the game out-of-reach.

AMBOY 48, MORRISON 30

MORRISON — Brandi Hosford 0 0-0 0, Lakin Goodman 6 0-0 16, Rachel Davis 0 1-2 2, Emma Melton 0 2-2 2. Chelsea Eads 1 5-6 7, Ashley Greul 1 2-3 4, Adrienne Banks 0 0-1 0, Arei Kuehl 0 0-0 0, Jadean Workman 0 0-0 0. Totals 8 10-14 30.

AMBOY — Sydney Wilhelm 4 5-10 13, Kennedy Dinges 1 3-8 5, Micaela McCoy 2 3-5, Kaitlyn Liebing 4 3-8 11, Elizabeth Ortgiesen 2 1-5 5, Madeline Ely 1 1-2 3, Joanna Fredericks 1 0-0 2, Jennifer Boyle 0 0-2 0, Hallie Nauman 0 0-0 0, Karlee Doege 1 0-0 2. Totals 16 16-37 48.

Morrison 9 4 8 9 — 30

Amboy 6 11 17 14 — 48

3-point goals — Morrison 4 (Goodman 4), Amboy 0. Fouled out — Melton.

ERIE 40, BUREAU VALLEY 36

ERIE (6-2, 2-0) — Bailee Clausen 0 1-2 1, Courtney Cobert 3 6-8 12, Rachel Cobert 2 4-4 8, Emily Cox 0 1-2 1, Floming 3 0-0 6, Bryce McCormick 2 1-2 5, Morgan Newton 1 0-2 2, Leela Parish 0 5-6 5, Katlyn Weber 0 0-0 0. Totals 11 18-26 40.

BUREAU VALLEY — Bickett 1 1-2 3, Arnadotitr 2 6-8 10, Bornsheur 2 1-4 5, Bennett 2 0-0 4, Reuter 2 0-0 4, Kepner 3 3-5 9, Pietros 0 1-2 1. Totals 12 12-21 36.

Erie 4 8 10 18 — 40

Bureau Valley 13 11 3 9 — 36

3-point goals — None.

PROPHETSTOWN 47, STERLING NEWMAN 21

NEWMAN — Trujillo 1 0-0 2, Jaimie Hurd 4 0-0 9, Kayci Howell 0 0-0 0, Aubree Schmitt 0 0-0 0, Bree deLong 0 0-0 0, Mary Alice Oswalt 2 4-4 9, Cook 0 0-0 0, Sanders 0 1-2 1. Totals 7 5-6 21.

PROPHETSTOWN (6-1, 2-0) — Kassi Henrekin 0 1-4 1, Kneli Konarik 0 1-2 1, Carrie Reiley 6 1-4 14, Heather Strike 2 2-2 6, Celya Crane 1 0-0 2, Karlie Stafford 2 0-0 4, Shelby Adams 0 0-2 0, Cydney Weston 1 2-2 5, Clare Kramer 7 0-0 14, Brooke Remley 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 7-16 47.

Newman — 2 4 11 4 — 21

Prophetstown 14 15 11 7 — 47

3-point goals — Newman 2 (Hurd 1, Oswalt 1); Prophetstown 2 (Reiley 1, Weston 1).

EAST DUBUQUE 74, WEST CARROLL 29

EAST DUBUQUE — Duster 1 0-1 3, Sendt 0 0-0 0, Theill 5 6-8 16, Johnson 0 0-0 0, Von Ah 0 0-1 0, Lange 1 0-2 2, Auenkamp 4 0-0 8, Manty 9 1-4 22, Hayes 5 2-2 13, Peacock 1 0-0 2, Berryman 4 0-0 8. Totals 30 9-18 74.

WEST CARROLL — Hrovat 0 0-1 0, Dykstra 1 3-5 5, Baisden 2 0-2 4, Maike 2 2-2 7, Rabuck 1 0-0 3, Durward 0 0-0 0, Robertson 0 0-0 0, Ralston 0 0-0 0, Buckwalter 0 0-0 0, Lott 1 0-0 2. Totals 11 5-11 29.

East Dubuque 26 17 25 6 — 74

West Carroll 4 14 0 11 — 29

3-point goals — East Dubuque 5 (Manty 3, Duster 1, Hayes 1); West Carroll 2 (Maike 1, Hess 1).