Boys Basketball Roundup: Liberty High Rolls Past Washington in Opener


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Liberty High bolted to a 43-23 halftime lead and rolled to a 74-50 win over Washington on Tuesday in the season opener for both teams in Washington.

Ira Hazeltine poured in a game-high 21 points to lead three Liberty High players in double figures.

Andre Brandon added 14 points and Kelby Telander had 12 points while Sam Funke added nine and Basil Aldoss had seven.

Luke Turner led Washington with 11 points and Kasen Bailey had 10.

Liberty High (74) – Ira Hazeltine 21, Andre Brandon 14, Kelby Telander 12, Sam Funke 9, Basil Aldoss 7, Ethan O’Donnell 6, Savion Taylor 3, Ben Houselog 2

Washington (50) – Luke Turner 11, Kasen Bailey 10, Ethan Hunt 6, Trashaun Willis 5, Trevor Quigley 5, Brock Sobaski 3, Noah Suchan 3, Caleb Tanner 2, Ethan Patterson 2, Zac Stout 2, Lucas Kroll 1

Central DeWitt Edges Clear Creek Amana

Tucker Kinney poured in 39 points to lead Central DeWitt past Clear Creek Amana 75-70 in the season opener for both teams on Tuesday in DeWitt.

Christian Withrow had 20 points and seven rebounds to lead Clear Creek Amana while Mike Potter added 16 points and seven rebounds for the Clippers.

Nick O’Connor had 16 points and Tyler Schrepfer had 12 for Clear Creek Amana.

Clear Creek Amana              21  11  19  19  –  70    

Central DeWitt                      13  18  21  23  –  75