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January 13, 2014

Warriors pull away from Cardinal in second half for SEISC South win

KEOSAUQUA — Van Buren pulled away midway through the second half on Saturday to earn a 57-46 Southeast Iowa Superconference south make-up contest with Cardinal.

The game was tied at 24 at the half. Van Buren used a 5-0 run to close out the third quarter to lead retake the lead, 36-32.

“We changed players that we were posting up to take advantage of a mismatch,” said Van Buren coach Matt Zeitler.

Van Buren built the lead to 10 at the four-minute mark. Cardinal could get no closer than five in the remaining minutes.

“We had some critical turnovers and didn't rebound well at either end of the floor,” said Cardinal coach Aaron Dose.

The Warriors used good free throw shooting to close out the win.

“Normally we shoot around 50 percent from the line,” said Zeitler. “We were something like 13 of 18 from the line (Saturday) late in the game.”

Van Buren (4-3, 4-3) heads to New London while Cardinal (4-5, 3-4) heads to Central Lee for a pair of SEISC south contests tonight.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

VAN BUREN 57, CARDINAL 46

Card. 3 21 8 14 — 46

V.B. 8 16 12 21 — 57

Cardinal (46) — Jessie McElderry 12, Danae Moses 10, Lexi Fullenkamp 8, Schylar Conger 5, Delaney Ridgway 5, Anna Phillips 3, Shannon Selk 2, Ryley McElderry 1. Totals 13-64 16-30 46.

3-point goals — 4-16 (Moses 3-9). Fouled out — Conger, Fullenkamp, Moses. Rebounds — 27 (Ridgway 6). Assists — 2 (R. McElderry, Ridgway). Steals — 10 (Ridgway 5). Blocks — 2 (Ridgway 2). Total fouls — 25.

Van Buren (57) — Kaitlyn Johnson 25, Abbey Rider 15, Alicia Fitzsimmons 7, Libby King 4, Sidney Atwood 2, Shayla Filson 2, Jenna Thornburg 2. Totals 16-50 20-29 57.

3-point goals — 5-14 (Rider 3-7). Rebounds — 58 (Fitzsimmons 20, Filson 10). Assists — 12 (Atwood 4). Steals — 8 (Fitzsimmons 2, Grace Thomas 2). Blocks — 8 (Filson 4). Total fouls — 23.

Balanced scoring effort spurs Moravia victory

MOULTON — The Moravia girls' basketball team used a balanced scoring effort to hammer Moulton-Udell 63-29 Friday in Bluegrass Conference action.

Toni Clark provided the Mohawks with an ample amount of its offensive firepower with a team-high 16 points and team-best 12 rebounds. Clark's efforts were complemented by Payton Rogers, who scored 15, and Hannah Eastlick, who tossed in 14.

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