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Clay City earns pair of victories

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

The Clay City Eels advanced to 14-6 with a pair of wins this weekend, 70-40 over Turkey Run on Saturday night and 63-52 over West Vigo.

The road wins epitomized the Eels' season as different players stepped up in each game to lead the squad to victory.

On Friday night Brock Roberts scored 19 points and Jared Defore added 16 as Clay City opened the game with a 21 point first quarter outburst and held off a Viking's squad that rang up 24 points in the final period.

In the victory over Turkey Run on Saturday night, Roger Harden missed just one shot from the field on his way to a game-high 29 points while Defore chipped in 12 and Roberts had nine points.

The Eels dominated the Warriors in the first and third quarters, holding them to eight and five points respectively. Meanwhile, Clay City opened a 10-point advantage through one quarter, 18-8, and had extended their lead to 21 points heading into the final quarter.

Clay City's junior varsity teams won each night as well.

On Friday night, Klay Knox scored 24 points and Cole Schroer added 12 as the Eels won 45-38. Details of Saturday's victory over the Warriors was unavailable.

Clay City will close their regular season with Friday night's game on the road at Rockville beginning with the junior varsity contest at 6:30 p.m.

Clay City (70)

Tucker 1 2-2 4, Jones 2 0-0 4, Defore 4 2-2 12, Roeschlein 2 3-5 7, Knox 0 1-3 1, Harden 13 3-10 29, Roberts 3 0-0 9, Wells 1 0-0 2, Dyer 1 0-0 2. Totals: 27 11-22 70.

Turkey Run (40)

Scott 0 0-0 0, Br. McCoy 4 4-7 12, Russell 3 1-2 8, Foster 2 2-2 7, Davies 0 0-0 0, Smith 0 0-0 0, Overpeck 1 3-4 5, Burgess 1 1-2 3, Craycraft 1 1-1 3, Paxton 0 2-2 2, Newnum 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 14-20 40.

Clay City18181618-- 70
Turkey Run816511-- 40

3-point fieldgoals -- Clay City 5 (Roberts 3, Defore 2), Turkey Run 2 (Russell, Foster). Total Fouls -- Clay City 17, Turkey Run 19. Fouled out -- Burgesss.



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