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Mount Vernon slips past CCA, 43-42

Buzzer-beater dooms Creek Boys

MOUNT VERNON– They were less than 30 seconds away from picking up their first victory of the season.
Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) varsity boys were up 42-41 over the Mount Vernon Mustangs Friday, Dec. 1, with less than 30 seconds remaining. And then came the heartbreaker.
“We defended them to a miss and they got a weak side rebound put back at the buzzer,” CCA Head Coach Brandon Clubb said.
The Clippers trailed the Mustangs 9-5 at the end of the first period but led 22-17 at halftime. The squads were tied 32-32 going into the final quarter. Darius Moore led the Creek Boys with 11 points, T.J. Bollers contributed eight points and eight rebounds and Tyler Schrepfer added six points.