The Ottumwa Courier


November 27, 2012

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OTTUMWA — MONDAY: Bambrook a force for Rockets

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EDDYVILLE — Senior Christian Bambrook just missed a triple-double with 25 points, 13 rebounds and nine blocked shots as the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont boys basketball team burst out to a 20-5 first quarter lead on the way to a 56-42 win over Iowa Christian Academy on Monday.

Trevor Leffler added 11 points and five steals while Trevor Swartz added nine points and eight assists as the Rockets opened the season 1-0.

E-B-F will travel to Putnam County (Mo.) on Friday.

E-B-F 56, Iowa Christian 42

I.C        5     12  12  13    —    42   

E-B-F        20     10  16  10    —    56   

Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont (56) — Christian Bambrook 25, Trevor Leffler 11, Trevor Swartz 9, Christopher Welch 5, Heath Rice 4, Tyler Terrell 2. Totals 22 7-8 56.

3-point goals — 5 (Leffler 3, Welch, Swartz). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 36 (Bambrook 14). Assists — 17 (Swartz 8). Steals — 11 (Leffler 5). Blocks — 12 (Bambrook 9). Total fouls — 17. Turnovers — 12.

Eagles down Central Decatur

Courier sports staff

MOULTON — Kalen Martsching led the scoring with 23 points, six assists and seven steals while Kyle Neher scored 18 points and grabbed 23 rebounds as the Moulton-Udell boys basketball team opened the season with a 68-50 win over Central Decatur on Monday.

Trey Stansberry added 12 points for the Eagles, who will play at Seymour tonight.

Moulton-Udell 68, Central Decatur 50

C.D        15     10  8  17    —    50   

M-U        23     11  21  13    —    68   

Moulton-Udell (68) — Kalen Martsching 23, Kyle Neher 18, Trey Stansberry 12, Grey McCoy 7, Quentin Fowler 4, David Sheets 2, Zach Boettcher 2. Totals 25 15-25 68.

3-point goals — 3 (Martsching, McCoy, Stansberry). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 35 (Neher 23). Assists — 10 (Martsching 6). Steals — 22 (Martsching 7). Blocks — 1 (Sheets). Total fouls — 15. Turnovers — 18.

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