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December 20, 2013

Big Reds put up big points against EBF

EDDYVILLE — The Centerville boys basketball team went into the holiday break on a truly high not Thursday. The Big Reds produced their highest scoring effort of the season, scoring at least 25 points in each quarter of an 87-49 South Central Conference win at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont.

“They did a good job of converting in transition,” EBF head coach Travis Stout said. “Our transition defense was just not able to keep up with them.”

Jevin Jensen and Trevor Swartz shared team-high scoring honors with 16 points apiece. Jensen added eight rebounds and two steals while Swartz dished out a team-best six assists.

Centerville broke the game open early, scoring 26 points in the opening-quarter to build a 14-point lead. The Big Reds then hit a high point for the year with 30 points in the second quarter to open a commanding 56-22 edge at halftime.

Both Centerville (3-3, 2-0) and EBF (2-4, 0-2) are off for the holiday break. Both return to the floor for SCC matchups on Tuesday, Jan. 7 as Centerville will travel to Clarke while EBF will host Chartion.

BOYS BASKETBALL

CENTERVILLE 87, EDDYVILLE-BLAKESBURG-FREMONT 49

C’ville 26 30 25 26 — 87

EBF 12 10 12 15 — 49

EBF (49) — Jevin Jensen 16, Trevor Swartz 16, Jayden Scott 5, Payton Walker 4, Jordan Hawk 3, Tanner Allen 2, Trenton Barnett 2, Brandon Plate 1. Totals 16 FG 12-17 49.

3-point goals — 5 (Jensen 2, Swartz 2). Rebounds — 17 (Jensen 8). Assists — 8 (Swartz 6). Steals — 3 (Jensen 2). Blocks — 5 (Jensen 3). Total fouls — 10. Turnovers — 17.

Sigourney snaps losing streak heading into holidays

NORTH ENGLISH — Blaine Gretter scored a game-high 21 points while Jordan Albert added 15 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, as the Sigourney boys basketball team got a much needed win heading into the holiday break. The Savages opened up a double-digit halftime lead with a 17-7 surge in the second quarter on the way to a 60-51 South Iowa Cedar League win at English Valleys on Thursday.

“The second quarter was huge for us,” Sigourney head coach Mitch Eslick said. “We got in a little bit of foul trouble and they made a run to tie it late in the first. We came right back out in the second quarter and came right back at them.”

The loss snaps a four-game losing streak for the Savages heading into the break. Sigourney (2-5, 2-5) returns to the floor on Friday, Jan. 3 in an SICL road test at HLV.

BOYS BASKETBALL

SIGOURNEY 60, ENGLISH VALLEYS 51

Sig. 14 17 17 12 — 60

E.V. 14 7 14 16 — 51

Sigourney (60) — Blaine Gretter 21, Jordan Albert 15, Kevin Weber 13, Peyton Crawford 5, Shane Swearingen 4, Colton Powers 2. Totals 24 FG 6-16 60.

3-point goals — 6 (Albert 3). Rebounds — 17 (Swearingen 8). Total fouls — 14. Turnovers — 10.

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