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Creek Boys dispose of Vikings again

Schrepfer and O’Connor shell Vinton-Shellsburg with 10 three-pointers in 76-50 win for CCA
CCA’s T.J. Bollers puts up a two-point shot Friday, Jan. 31, at home, against Vinton-Shellsburg. The Creek Boys disposed of the Vikings, for the second time this season, in a WaMaC West contest, 76-50, with seven points and seven rebounds from Bollers.

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys’ basketball team went full speed ahead past the visiting Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings on Friday, Jan. 31, for a 76-50 WaMaC West win. It was the second meeting this season for the ball clubs, and the Clippers’ second win against the Vikings after dropping them, 70-62, on Jan. 14 in Vinton.
The Clippers never trailed in the contest, winning the first quarter 9-5, leading 38-14 at halftime, and holding a 57-36 advantage going into the final period.
Christian Withrow led the Creek Boys with 18 points, while Tyler Schrepfer and Nick O’Connor shined with five three-point baskets apiece for 17 and 15 points, respectively. Withrow made six assists in the game while T.J. Bollers led on the boards with seven rebounds.
The win moved CCA to 12-4 on the season, while the Vikings dropped to 5-9.
The Creek Boys invade Maquoketa on Friday, Feb. 7, for a 7:30 p.m. varsity game, and cohost the Washington (Iowa) Demons with the Creek Girls on Saturday, Feb. 8, for an afternoon of girl-boy doubleheader action. The freshmen boys tip-off at noon, followed by the junior varsity girls and sophomore boys at 1:30 p.m. The varsity girls take the floor at 3 p.m., with the varsity boys firing up at 4:30 p.m.
On Friday, Feb. 14, CCA travels to Solon for a 7:30 p.m. varsity start ahead of the final game of the regular season on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Benton Community.

Clear Creek Amana 76, Vinton-Shellsburg 50
Scoring– Christian Withrow 18, Tyler Schrepfer 17, Nick O’Connor 15, Brock Reade 8, TJ Bollers 7, Ryan Navara 4, Kyle Schrepfer 3, Mike Potter 2, Mason Stanfield 2.
3-point goals– T. Schrepfer 5, O’Connor 5, K. Schrepfer 1, Reade 1.