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Creek Girls scuttle Vikettes

CCA improves to 4-3 with 50-17 win over Vinton-Shellsburg
CCA’s Karsyn Stratton makes a jump shot Dec. 9 against Center Point-Urbana. Stratton led the Creek Girls to victory over Vinton-Shellsburg on Tuesday, Dec. 13, with 15 points. (photo by Chris Umscheid)

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VINTON– After three losses to ranked teams, the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity girls got back on the winning track Tuesday, Dec. 13, with a 50-17 win over the Vikettes of Vinton-Shellsburg in Vinton.
CCA took a 15-7 lead after the first period and were up, 30-11, at halftime. The Creek Girls completely shut down the Vikettes in the third period, taking the quarter, 15-0, for a 45-11 lead going into the final period.
Karsyn Stratton again led the way for CCA with 15 points; Abbi Kinnaird added 13 and Erin Navara put in eight. Meagan Harvey led on the boards with six rebounds.
The win improved the Clippers to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in the WaMaC Conference. The Vikettes dropped to the bottom of the conference with an 0-6 record thus far.
The Creek Girls are back on the wood Tuesday, Jan. 3, at home as Maquoketa’s Cardinals fly in for a 7:30 p.m. varsity tip-off. The Clippers stay home for a series against Williamsburg on Friday, Jan. 6, and Independence on Tuesday, Jan. 10.
SCORING: K. Stratton 15, A. Kinnaird 13, E. Navara 8, M. Harvey 4, L. Helle 4, J. Neely 3, B. DeShaw 2, C. Navara 1.
3-POINT GOALS: Stratton 1.
FREE THROWS: Neely 3-5, E. Navara 2-3, C, Navara 1-2, Kinnaird 1-4.
REBOUNDS: Harvey 6, Stratton 4, Helle 4, C. Navara 3, Kinnaird 3, E. Navara 2, L. Banwart 1, DeShaw 1, Neely 1.
ASSISTS: C. Navara 3, Neely 2, DeShaw 1, Harvey 1, Stratton 1, Kinnaird 2, Helle 1.
STEALS: Stratton 3, DeShaw 2, Neely 2, C. Navara 2, Kinnaird 2, E. Navara 1, Helle 1.
BLOCKS: Helle 3, Kinnaird 1.