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North Clay picks up sixth-and-eighth-grade victories

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Andrew Osborn drives to the hoop for the sixth-grade Knights. [Order this photo]
CASCADE -- The North Clay eighth-grade boys' basketball team picked up a 43-39 victory on the road against Cascade on Tuesday night as Tucker Stewart erupted for 15 points to lead the team.

The Knights got a balanced scoring effort from the rest of the team as well with Ethan Linton adding eight along with Hunter Ragan. Ben Girton tallied five points, Nathan Thomas contributed four and Quinton Hayes provided three points.

On Monday evening, the Knights picked up a 37-28 victory in the 'A' game as Ragan torched the nets for 16 points followed by nine from Thomas and five from Girton. Hayes scored four and Stewart contributed three.

In the 'B' game, the Knights rolled to a 40-11 victory as Blake Bennett, Lance Rector and Girton each had eight points. Matt Phegley tallied five points, Liam Jones, Cam Brown, Caleb Simmons and Preston Pinnick each had two points. Joshua Alsip added one point.

The seventh-grade Knights came up short against the Cadets, falling in a 46-43 battle despite a 17-rebound, nine-point game from Drew Lumsdon.

Dylan Hyatt added 11 points, Kalen Schane had nine points, Braelyne Compton tallied six points, Hunter Sullivan added five points and nine rebounds. Jayden Lindsay scored two points and Jace Glassburn had one point.

The sixth-grade Knights picked up a pair of victories as the 'A' team topped Clay City by a 38-10 score led by 10 points by Dylan Nussel, who had a pair of 3-pointers.

Andrew Osborn and Logan Metz each had eight points in the victory followed by four apiece from Brevan Harper and Michael Heading. Andy Young and John Adams each had two points.

In the 'B' contest, the Knights outscored the Eels by a 23-13 score as Evan Dutrow had six points and Jarrett Combs had five. Braddock Whistler scored four points for the Knights with Elijah Rivera, Jalen Satterfield and Adams each scoring two points.