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January 5, 2013

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CENTERVILLE — Sigourney rallies late against Lynnville-Sully

SIGOURNEY — Vaclav Bujnoch led a late charge for Sigourney in a critical South Iowa Cedar League win Friday. The Savages’ senior scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Sigourney overcame a 13-point deficit in the second half to knock off Lynnville-Sully 58-50.

“This was a huge win for us. Lynnville-Sully hadn’t lost in league play yet and we knew we needed to beat them to stay in the race,” Sigourney head boys basketball coach Mitch Eslick said. “We were down by as many as 13 in the third quarter, closed that down and got a big win to start the second half of the year.”

T.J. Cunningham led Lynnville-Sully with 19 points. Sigourney (6-2, 6-2) is back in SICL action tonight with a make-up game at English Valleys.

Sigourney 58, Lynnville-Sully 50

L-S        18     15  11  6    —    50   

Sig.        10     18  14  16—    58   

Sigourney (58) — Vaclav Bujnoch 28, Jackson Davis 8, Kevin Weber 8, Brandon Stuhr 7, Kyle Ferree 4, Allan Denny 3. Totals 17 FG 21-23 58.

3-point goals — 3 (Weber 2, Denny). Rebounds — 22 (Bujnoch 9). Turnovers — 9.

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