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Published: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 11:15 a.m. CDT

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8th girls

CLARINDA — Creston broke away from a 14-13 halftime lead to defeat the Clarinda eighth-grade girls Monday, 26-21.

Cammy Rutherford scored 12 points for Creston and Hannah Hood added eight points, nine rebounds and six steals.

“When Cammy and Hannah are working off each other, we are a tough matchups for most teams,” said coach Anthony Donahoo.

The B game ended in a 9-9 tie as Jordan Bloodgood scored five points and Alexus Larkin added four.

Creston (26) — Cammy Rutherford 12, Hannah Hood 8, Madison Callahan 2, Leah Schuler 2, Rachel Shepherd 2. Rebounds — Hood 9, Rutherford 5. Steals — Hood 6, Rutherford 2, Schuler 2, Callahan 1.

Clarinda (21) — Grace Davidson 13, Cynthia Best 2, Cheyenne French 2, Delayne Glassgow 2, Maddy Gray 2.

Creston B (9) — Jordan Bloodgood 5, Alexus Larkin 4. Rebounds — Alexus Larkin 2, Katie Powers 1, Cydney Seley 1, Allisha Larkin 1, Logan Pettit 1. Steals — Seley 2, Pettit 2, Bloodgood 1, Schuler 1, Allisha Larkin 1, Powers 1.

Clarinda B (9) — Wallin 3, Hamilton 2, Glassgow 2, Burroughs 2.

7th girls

CLARINDA — Daiton Martin led a hot Clarinda start of 14-0 on the way to a 38-11 victory over Creston seventh-grade girls Monday.

After trailing 16-2, Creston outscored Clarinda 3-2 over the final six minutes of the first half. But Clarinda’s 9-2 spurt to start the second half blew the game open.

“That shows what will happen if you don’t show up to play in the first quarter,” said Creston coach Jim Hyde.

Clarinda also won the B game, 10-6.

Creston (11) — Chloe Hagle 5, Kiersten Latham 2, Cayla Maitlen 2, Kendra Stewart 2.

Clarinda (38) — Daiton Martin 12, Josie Nelson 5, Joslynn Williams 4, Abbie Guthrie 4, Lily Twaddle 4, Sabrina Barron 3, Carson Stipe 2, Lauren Bair 2, Maddie Hartley 2.

Creston B (6) — Kalan Bloodgood 2, Angel Stow 2, Taylor Fredrickson 2.

Clarinda B (10) — Sabrina Barron 6, Maddy Clark 4.

8th boys

Cody Crawford scored 16 points as the Creston eighth-grade boys defeated Nodaway Valley Monday, 46-26.

“I thought we came out for the second straight game and got off to a good start,” said Creston coach Mike McCabe. “We shared the ball very well.”

Creston (46) — Cody Crawford 16, Gavin Woods 9, Brenden McDowell 6, Kyle Somers 5, Quinton Scadden 4, Ben Irr 2, Seth Thompson 2, Michael Stults 2.

Nodaway Valley (26).

8th boys

Creston jumped in front 11-0 and 13-2 before holding on for a 36-30 victory over the Clarinda eighth-grade boys Thursday.

“They played zone and we moved the ball and hit shots,” said Creston coach Mike McCabe. “I thought we lost our composure and poise after we missed some point blank shots and allowed them back into the game.”

Creston got a key basket buy Seth Thompson when the Panthers were up 31-30. Cody Crawford hit two free throws late to seal it and finished with 16 points.

Creston (36) — Cody Crawford 16, Seth Thompson 7, Gavin Woods 6, Kyle Somers 4, Ben Irr 2, Brenden McDowell 1.

Clarinda (30).

Creston B (9) — Brenden McDowell 6, Patrick Normandeau 2, Michael Stults 1.

Clarinda B (9).

7th boys

Jacob Cook scored 12 points to lead Creston seventh-graders over Nodaway Valley Monday, 49-15.

Creston led 18-2 after the first quarter and 30-4 at halftime.

“We moved the ball well and hit some outside shots against their zone,” said Creston coach Todd Jacobson. “It was nice to see 10 players get into the scoring column.”

Creston (49) — Jacob Cook 12, Tucker Flynn 8, Jaden Driskell 7, Cole Higgins 6, Evan Jacobson 4, Dustin Merritt 4, Cody Wagner 2, Dalton Bierle 2, Nathan Pudenz 2. Rebounds — Flynn 8. Assists — Higgins 3. Steals — Higgins 5.

Nodaway Valley (15).

7th boys

Creston seventh-grade boys rallied from an 18-15 halftime deficit to defeat Clarinda Thursday, 41-30.

“We gave up too many shots in the lane and did not block out very well in the first half,” coach Todd Jacobson said. “We came out and did a better job on defense and did enough on offense against their zone to lead 26-20 after the third. It was a good game for the team to find a way to find success in the second half.”

Dalton Bierle had a strong shooting and defensive game in Creston’s 9-5 B game victory.

Creston (41) — Tuck Flynn 11, Evan Jacobson 9, Jaden Driskell 6, Cole Higgins 6, Dustin Merritt 4, Gavin Sickels 2, Jacob Cook 2, Cody Wagner 1. Rebounds — Flynn 7. Steals — Sickels 3. Assists — Jacobson 3.

Clarinda (30) — Foster 17, Goudie 4, Logan 3, Byerly 2, Bridie 2, Landhuis 2.

Creston B (9) — Dalton Bierle 6, Cody Wagner 2, Nate Pudenz 1.

Clarinda B (5).


GREENFIELD — Creston/O-M wrestlers won 12 matches and lost eight in matches Thursday against Nodaway Valley and Charton.

Colton Bolinger (Cr) pinned Blake Poush (Ch), 1:53; Dylin Harberts (Ch) tech. fall Cade Vicker (Cr), 15-0; Marshall Singer (NV) dec. Trevor Marlin (Cr), 9-7; Shane Breheny (NV) dec. Brody Frain (Cr), 9-2; Kadon Hulett (Cr) pinned Hunter Neer (Ch), 2:29; Isaiah Foster (Cr) pinned Joel Johnson (NV), 1:45; Demetrius Campbell (Cr) pinned Stephen Sundquist (Ch), :43; Seth Steinbeck (Cr) dec. Colton Newbury (NV), 5-2; Colton Mikkelsen (Cr) major dec. Blake Poush (Ch), 12-1; Tom Steibeck (Cr) pinned Hunter Near (Ch), :59.

Kolby Tomas (Cr) pinned Dalten Shimerda (Ch), 1:09; Trevor Downing (Cr) pinned Joe McCurdy (Ch), 2:45; Marshall Singer (NV) pinned Trey Cheers (Cr), 1:53; Shane Breheny (NV) pinned Mason Kinsella (Cr), 1:45; Kelby Luther (Cr) dec. Dylin Harberts (Ch), 10-3; Joe McCurdy (Ch) pinned Evan Benton (Cr), 3:43; Brad Boyer (Cr) dec. Marshall Singer (NV), 13-7; Chase Shiltz (Cr) pinned Blake Poush (Ch), :59; Cody Tanner (Cr) pinned Hunter Near (Ch), :19; Joel Johnson (NV) dec. Kolton Phelps (Cr), 4-3; Cade Vicker (Cr) pinned Connor Callison (Cr), 1:09.

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