The Ottumwa Courier


December 19, 2012


OTTUMWA — The Sigoruney boys basketball team built a 15-point first-quarter lead and exploded on a 22-11 third-quarter advantage in a 72-39 South Iowa Cedar League blowout win on Tuesday.

Vaclav Bujnoch scored 25 points and hauled in 16 rebounds to lead the way for the Savages, while Brandon Stuhr added 20 points. Sigourney improved to 5-2 overall and is scheduled to travel to North English on Thursday.

Sigourney 72, HLV 39

HLV        7     12  11  9    —    39   

Sig        22     12  22  16    —    72   

Sigourney (72) — Allan Denny 6, Kyle Ferree 4, Colby Kerkove 3, Jackson Davis 4, Blaine Gretter 1, Dalton Webster 2, Kevin Weber 7, Vaclav Bujnoch 25, Brandon Stuhr 20. Totals 29 8-10 72.

3-point goals — 6 (Denny 2, Kerkove, Weber, Ferree, Bujnoch). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 35 (Bujnoch 16). Total fouls — 9. Turnovers — 9.

Eagles roll past La Plata

Courier sports staff

LaPLATA, Mo. — The Moulton-Udell boys basketball team had four players hit double figures — two with double-doubles — as they improved to 7-1 overall with a 74-51 win over La Plata (Mo.) in non-conference action on Tuesday.

Kyle Neher had 18 points and 14 rebounds while Quentin Fowler scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for the Eagles, who are scheduled to travel to Corydon to take on Wayne today. Trey Stansberry scored 16 points — 12 of those from beyond the 3-point arc — and Kalen Martsching scored 15 points and dished seven assists. Neher also had six steals for the Eagles, who led just 33-30 at the half. M-U broke the game open with a 24-11 third-quarter run.

Moulton-Udell 74, La Plata, Mo. 51

M-U        13     20  24  17    —    74   

LaP        15     15  11  10    —    51   

Moulton-Udell (74) — Kyler Neher 18, Trey Stansberry 16, Quentin Fowler 15, Kalen Martsching 15, David Sheets 5, Grey McCoy 3, Colt Kirby 2. Totals 25-59 18-27 74.

3-point goals — 6-15 (Stansberry 4, Neher, Martsching). Fouled out — None. Rebounds — 52 (Neher 14, Fowler 12). Assists — 16 (Martsching 7). Steals — 18 (Neher 6). Blocks — 1 (Fowler). Total fouls — 16.

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