The Ottumwa Courier


January 23, 2013

AREA BOYS BASKETBALL ACTION: Seventh-ranked Centerville rolls

CENTERVILLE —  Michael Starcevich scored 23 points and Kolton Gonnerman added 21 — while Payton Busch had a double-double with 13 points and 12 assists to help the seventh-ranked (3A) Centerville boys basketball team to a 87-57 non-conference victory over Moulton-Udell on Tuesday.

Logan Dabney also had a double-double for Centerville (12-1), scoring 10 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.

Quentin Fowler led M-U with 17 points, while Kalen Martsching added 14 and Trey Stansberry chipped in with 11 for the Eagles (10-5).

Centerville travels to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont on Friday while M-U will host Seymour.

Centerville 87, Moulton-Udell 57

M-U        12     10  19  16    —    57    

Cent        19     19  25  24    —    87    

Moulton-Udell (57) — Quentin Fowler 17, Kalen Martsching 14, Trey Stansberry 11, Zach Boettcher 10, Kyle Neher 5. Totals 19 14-22 57.

3-point goals — 5 (Boettcher 2, Martsching, Fowler, Stansberry). Fouled out — None. Total fouls — 6.

Centerville (87) — Michael Starcevich 23, Kolton Gonnerman 21, Payton Busch 13, Logan Dabney 10, Jesse Stufflebeam 7, Garrett Faris 4, Jeremy Stufflebeam 3, Levi Sebolt 2, Ben Grothe 2, Spencer Sharp 2. Totals 35 9-11 87.

3-point goals — 8 (Busch 3, Starcevich 3, Jer.Stufflebeam, Jes.Stufflebeam). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 27 (Dabney 10). Assists — 26 (Busch 12). Steals — 11 (Busch 4, Gonnerman 4). Blocks — 3 (Dabney 3). Total fouls — 20. Turnovers — 11.

Sigourney improves to 13-2

Courier sports staff

SIGOURNEY — With the score tied 31-31 midway through the third quarter, the Sigourney boys basketball team broke it open, outscoring North Mahaska 29-11 the rest of the way on the way to a 60-42 South Iowa Cedar League win on Tuesday.

Vaclav Bujnoch and Brandon Stuhr each had double-doubles, as Bujnoch scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Stuhr scored 14 points and also cleared 10 boards. Allan Denny added 10 points for the Savages, who are now 13-2 overall, one-half game behind Lynnville-Sully in the SICL race. Sigourney hosts Keota on Friday.

Zach Anderson scored 14 points and Trent Wanders added 12 to lead North Mahaska (7-8), who will travel to HLV on Friday.

Sigourney 60, North Mahaska 42

N.M        9     10  16  7    —    42    

Sig.        14     13  20  13    —    60    

Sigourney (60) — Allan Denny 10, Kyle Ferree 1, Jackson Davis 4, Blaine Gretter 1, Kevin Weber 6, Vaclav Bujnoch 24, Brandon Stuhr 14. Totals 19 19-22 60.

3-point goals — 3 (Denny 2, Bujnoch). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 31 (Stuhr 10, Bujnoch 10). Total fouls — 13. Turnovers — 6.

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