The Ottumwa Courier


December 8, 2012

AREA BOYS BASKETBALL ACTION: Chariton slips by Blue Demons

OTTUMWA — ALBIA — Chariton played just well enough to pull out a 59-57 victory over Albia on the road.

The Chargers pulled out the victory after getting a layup with two seconds left in the contest. T.J. Hawkenson shepharded Chariton’s  offensive attack with a game-high 21 points and Bryce Cunningham and Derek Lang chipped in 12 points each.

The Blue Demons took the loss despite getting 20 points from Matt Baker and 17 points and eight rebounds from Tanner Kellog.

Albia (2-2, 0-1) will host Pella Christian today.

Chariton 59, Albia 57

Char        17     10  19  13    —    59    

Alb        15     13  16  13    —    57    

Albia (57) — Matt Baker 20, Ryan Sarver 3, Tanner Wynn 8, Austin Luse 6, Mason Cox 3, Tanner Kellog 17. Totals 24 4-13 57.

3-point goals — 5 (Baker 3, Sarver, Cox). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 20 (Kellogg 8). Assists — 10 (Baker 2, Cox 2, Wynn 2). Steals — 10 (Wynn 4). Blocks — 3. Total fouls — 14. Turnovers — 7.

Bujnoch propels Savages to victory

Courier sports staff

NEW SHARON — Sigourney’s Vaclav Bujnoch scored 21 points to help the Savage boys basketball team thrash North Mahaska 50-30 Friday in a South Iowa Cedar Conference game.

Brandon Stuhr added 13 points and pulled down nine rebounds for Sigourney and Kyle Ferree chipped in eight points, including two 3-pointers.

The Savages (3-1, 3-1) play host to BGM Monday in SICL action.

Sigourney 50, North Mahaska 30

SIG        7     14  16  13    —    50    

N.M.        5     9  7  9    —    30    

Sigourney (50) — Allan Denny 4, Kyle Ferree 8, Jackson Davis 2, Blaine Gretter 2, Vaclav Bujnoch 21, Brandon Stuhr 13. Totals 21 5-11 50.

3-point goals — 3 (Ferree 2, Bujnoch). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 25 (Stuhr 9). Total fouls — 12. Turnovers — 6.


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