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Creek Boys come up short in season opener

Central DeWitt tops CCA, 75-70

DEWITT– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys came up a little short in their basketball season opener Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Central Clinton, DeWitt. The Sabers topped the Clippers, 75-70.
The Creek Boys dominated the first quarter with a 21-13 lead, but the Sabers roared back in the second leaving CCA hanging onto a one-point advantage, 32-31, at halftime. DeWitt pulled ahead in the third with a 52-51 lead going into the final quarter.
Junior Christian Withrow led CCA with 20 points, while junior Mike Potter and senior Nick O’Connor put in 16 apiece. Senior Tyler Schrepfer added a dozen points to the Clipper tally. Withrow and Potter made seven rebounds each in the effort.
Sabers’ senior Tucker Kinney led all with 39 points.