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November 30, 2012

AREA BOYS BASKETBALL ACTION: Centerville thrashes Clarke on the road

OTTUMWA — The Centerville boys basketball team, fueled by a suffocating full-court press and a balanced scoring attack, clobbered Clarke 67-39 Thursday in South Central Conference action.

The Big Reds got quality offensive performances from an abundance of sources. Logan Dabney led Centerville with a team-high 13 points and Garrett Farris added 10. In addition, Mike Starcevich and Kolton Gonnerman scored nine points each.

Dabney also was active on the boards and on the defensive end as well, as he led the team with 10 rebounds and four blocks. Payton Busch led the Big Reds with five assists.

Centerville got off to fast start and led 27-7 by the end of the first quarter. The Big Reds continued to widen their lead in the second quarter and went on to pick up the victory.

“Our press made all the difference and gave us some good transition baskets,” Centerville coach Matt Kruzich said.

The Big Reds (1-0, 1-1) play at Putnam County, Mo. Tuesday.

Centerville 67, Clarke 39

Cent        27 26  8  6     —     67

Clar        7  13  8  11    — 39   

Centerville (67) — Logan Dabney 13, Garrett Faris 10, Kolton Gonnerman 9, Mike Starcevich 9, Payton Busch 7, Ben Grothe 7, B.J. Gavigan 7, Jesse Stufflebeem 2, Damon Hoffman 2. Totals 28 FG- 4-6 FT 67.

3-point goals — 4 (Grothe, Gavigan, Busch, Starcevich). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 25 (Dabney 10). Assists — 15 (Busch 5). Steals — 10 (Gonnerman 5). Blocks — 4 (Dabney 4). Total fouls — 12. Turnovers — 16.

Freshman leads Moravia boys to victory

Courier sports staff

SEYMOUR — The youth-laden Moravia boys basketball team got its first win of the season Thursday, defeating Bluegrass Conference foe Seymour, 60-46.

Mohawk Caleb Windschitl shepherded Moravia offensively with a team-high 17 points.

“He shot really well for us,” Mohawk coach Brian Bickel said. “That helped us get out to a good start.”

Moravia’s Avery Waybill complemented Windschitl’s hot night with 14 points of his own. The two Mohawk players accounted for 10 — they had five each — of Moravia’s 19 assists. Cody Butz had a team-high nine rebounds for the Mohawks (1-1, 1-1), who host Melcher-Dallas today.

 MORAVIA 60, SEYMOUR 46

MORAVIA    13     22  9  16    —    60   

SEYMOUR    5     12  16  13    —   46   

Moravia (60) — Caleb Windschitl 17, Avery Waybill 13, Jonathan Eastlick 7, Cody Butz 7, Sam Clouse 6, William Johnson 4, J.J. Johnson 2, Trevor Cormeny 2, Tristan Cormeny 2. Totals 26-57 4-20 60.

3-point goals — None. Fouled out — Eastlick. Rebounds — 23 (Butz 9). Assists — 19 (Waybill 5, Windschitl 5). Steals — 13 (Waybill 3, Clouse 3, Butz 3). Blocks — 2. Total fouls — 18. Turnovers — 8.

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