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January 15, 2014

Camanche continues its winning ways

MONTICELLO — Julia Moore dropped in 10 of her game-high 16 points in the second half, when the Camanche Indians rallied to beat Monticello 40-34 on Tuesday in River Valley Conference girls basketball.

The game rarely was separated by more than four points, and the win was the seventh in a row for the Indians (9-2), ranked 13th in the Iowa Class 3A ratings.

Camanche trailed 24-23 at halftime but scored the first five points of the third quarter to go ahead to stay. The Indians led 32-31 entering the fourth quarter, then held Monticello scoreless until the final minute.

Kylie Vogel added 11 points for Camanche, while Sonya McCormick led Monticello (5-5) with 10.

Irish roll

SPRINGVILLE — Prince of Peace overcame an early deficit and a 36-point outburst from Cedar Valley Christian’s Shelby Hembera for a 58-40 win in Tri-Rivers Conference action Tuesday.

Andrea Aquilani scored nine of her team-high 21 points in the second quarter, when the Irish (4-7) turned a 15-12 deficit into a 27-22 lead. Prince of Peace trailed 13-8 in the final minute of the first quarter.

Karli Atkinson (15 points) scored eight for the Irish in the third quarter, when they pushed their lead to 40-32.

Hembera scored all of Cedar Valley Christian’s 15 first-quarter points and all 18 of its points in the second half.

Comets win at home

BELLEVUE — Using a strong start, Bellevue defeated North Cedar 45-35 in the River Valley Conference.

The Comets outscored the Knights 14-4 in the first seven minutes, forcing North Cedar to try to catch up the rest of the night.

Ali Reeg led Bellevue with 14 points, one more than teammate Mariah Steines scored.

Alison Malaby and Allison Jensen each scored 13 to lead North Cedar.

CAMANCHE 40, MONTICELLO 34

CAMANCHE (9-2) — Jordan Goldbeck 0 0-0 0, Kylie Vogel 3 2-3 11, Jordan Nissen 0 0-0 0, Brettan Hilgendorf 0 0-0 0, Libby Schnoor 1 1-5 5, Lindsey Grams 2 0-0 6, Julia Moore 7 2-5 16, Maddie Parker 1 0-1 2. Totals 15 5-24 40.

MONTICELLO (5-5) — Mandi Miles 1 0-1 2, Allison Ries 2 2-4 7, Ellen Schlarmann 4 1-2 9, Sonya McCormick 4 1-1 10, Traci Plummer 0 2-4 2, Shay Stephen 0 0-0 0, Kori Bohlken 1 0-0 2, McKenna Kremmer 1 0-0 2, Macey Spensley 0 0-2 0. Totals 13 6-14 34.

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