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Woodrow Wilson hands North Clay eighth grade first hoops loss

Wednesday, December 7, 2005

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Jordan Van Horn (#44) yanks down a rebound against Clay City last week. Van Horn and the seventh grade Knights are 4-3.

Visiting Woodrow Wilson did what no other eighth grade team has done so far this season, defeat North Clay's 'A' squad.

The Knights trailed by three points at halftime, 17-14, but struggled out of the halftime break as Woodrow Wilson pulled away to a 15 point margin by the fourth period to win 33-23.

North Clay rallied a bit in the fourth quarter as Clay DeWeese knocked down a 3-pointer and Justin White added four points, but no other Knight scored to aid the cause.

DeWeese had 11 to lead in scoring and White added eight. Both Jonathon Bradshaw and Derek Duncan had two points apiece.

In the seventh grade contest, Woodrow Wilson put three players in double figures on the way to a 49-32 decision over the Knights.

North Clay trailed 24-16 at halftime as Woodrow Wilson's Milt Brisza scored nine of his 11 points before the break. After half, the Knights' Hunter Robertson scored all seven of his points in the fourth period but it wasn't enough to counteract the balanced scoring of Woodrow Wilson.

North Clay placed eight players in the scoring column.

Both 'B' teams had more luck then their 'A' counterparts, each winning their contests.

In the eighth grade 'B' game, Scotty Wheeler tallied four of his 12 points in overtime and Jordan Van Horn added another hoop as North Clay won a 34-32 decision in overtime.

Caleb Mason added nine for the Knights and Kyle Hughes chipped in with six in the victory.

The seventh grade squad edged past Woodrow Wilson by a 25-22 score, placing six players in the scoring column.

Blake price had six points to lead the way with Joey Thomas chipping in with five. Brad Smith, Jordan King and Tyler Trout each had four points apiece.

The eighth grade 'A' team is now 7-1 on the season and will host Greencastle on Thursday evening at 6 p.m. while the seventh grade is now 4-3 and will travel to Greencastle Thursday for a 5:30 start.

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