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Creston freshmen, JV girls win at Red Oak

Published: Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 1:45 a.m. CDT

RED OAK — Both the Creston freshmen and JV girls basketball teams came home from Red Oak Tuesday night with wins.

The freshmen started the night off taking a 12-2 lead after one quarter and held the lead for the entirety of the game, finishing with 35 points. Score and stats for Red Oak were unavailable.

Cammy Rutherford led the way scoring 15 points for the Panther freshmen, while Madison Callahan added 12 points.

The Creston freshmen improved to 3-3 on the season with the win.

The Panther JV team then pulled off a 39-27 win over the Tigers following the varsity game.

Maria Mostek knocked down two 3-pointers for the Panthers in leading the team with 15 points, and also collected eight steals. Sadie Jones added 12 points and six rebounds.

“Maria Mostek had a great game both offensively and defensively, as she led the team with 15 points and eight steals,” Creston JV coach Mendy McCreight said. “Jessica Beatty played well, as she grabbed six rebounds, with three being offensive rebounds she put back up for points. I was very pleased with how well the girls worked together as a team and everyone played hard.”

Cammy Rutherford scored four points for the Panthers, while Lexie Little and Caitlin McIlravy each scored two points.

The Panther JV team improved to 4-7 for the season with the win and host Denison-Schleswig at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Creston Middle School.

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