January 18, 2021

Area girls basketball roundup: CD wins two, Clarke goes to OT again

Central Decatur 56, Lamoni 34

LEON – Central Decatur rolled over Lamoni Monday night in a 56-34 win, improving to 2-2.

Central Decatur’s stats were not available at time of press.

Central Decatur 55, East Union 49

AFTON – Central Decaur beat East Union Friday night in a 55-49 final.

The Eagles contended with the Cardinals throughout the first half, trailing by four entering halftime. EU made up one point entering the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to hold off a talented and deep CD team.

CD was led in scoring by Layni Masters’ 19 points on 5 of 27 shooting. Masters had help on the boards by Kylee Rockhold’s 11 rebounds and Eily Hall’s eight.

The Cardinals had 17 steals and the win and committed only eight turnovers. East Union had nine steals and 24 turnovers.

Clarke 43, Chariton 34

OSCEOLA – Clarke beat Chariton to improve to 2-2 on the season Friday night, winning 43-34.

Clarke took the game to overtime tied at 34-34 and blanked the Chargers in the extra frame, outscoring them 9-0. It was the second overtime period needed in a win by Clarke this season.

Tory Henry led in scoring with 12 points. Ali Henry had 10 points, and was the only other Lady Indian in double-digit scoring.

Kiaya Dunbar led in rebounding with seven and Henry led in steals with five. Henry and Dunbar each had three assists.

Murray 35, Twin Cedars 33

BUSSEY – Murray got its first win of the season Friday night, winning 35-33 over Twin Cedars.

The Mustangs trailed by three at the half, and pulled out ahead in the second half, holding on for a win over the Sabers. It’s the eighth consecutive win over Twin Cedars all-time for Murray.

Hannah Paschke led in scoring for the Lady Mustangs with eight. Megan Keller had eight rebounds and Teryn Shields led in assists and steals with four each.

Bedford 56, Murray 39

BEDFORD – Bedford rolled over Murray Thursday night, winning in a 56-39 final over the Lady Mustangs.

Murray had the game as close as five points at the end of the quarter, but the Bulldogs pulled away to make the difference 13 entering halftime. Murray was unable to make up the difference leading to the loss.

Teryn Shields had nine points. Jayda Chew and Paschke each had eight points. Keller led in rebounding with seven and Chew led in assists with six.

Kinzee Eggers had four blocks, a game-high.

Stanton 56, Clarke 38

OSCEOLA – Clarke lost to Stanton Tuesday, Dec. 1 in a 56-38 showing.

The Viqueens put the pressure on in the first half, gaining an 11-point advantage over the Lady Indians. A 12-point lead at halftime was enough for Clarke to not be able to come back as Stanton extended leading to the win.

Kaitlyn Halsband had 10 points, and Tori White led Clarke in scoring with 11 points. Ali Henry had seven rebounds. White and Henry both had five steals in the loss.