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Bolts blitz the J-Hawks

Kelby Telander leads Liberty High with 27 points in 83-66 win over CR Jefferson
Kelby Telander (shown here in action against Cedar Rapids Prairie) led the Liberty Lightning with 27 points Tuesday, Dec. 22, at home against Cedar Rapids Jefferson. The Bolts zapped the J-Hawks, 83-66.

NORTH LIBERTY– Liberty High’s varsity boys improved to 2-0 on the season with an 83-66 home win over Cedar Rapids Jefferson on Tuesday, Dec. 22.
The Bolts found themselves in a six-point hole down 19-13 at the end of the first period, and were outscored 26-20 in the second period for a 45-33 halftime deficit. A 35-point assault by the Bolts in the third, while holding the J-Hawks to only 10 points, lifted Liberty to a 68-55 advantage going into the final eight minutes.
Kelby Telander led all scorers with a 27-point night for Liberty while Ethan O’Donnell produced 18 points and Ira Hazeltine had a 10-point night.
2021 action starts up on Tuesday, Jan. 5, with a trip to City High while Cedar Rapids Xavier Catholic visits on Friday, Jan. 8, before the Bolts travel to Epworth and Western Dubuque High School on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

Liberty High 83, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 66
Scoring — Kelby Telander 27, Ethan O’Donnell 18, Ira Hazeltine 10, Griffin Kraft 9, Basil Aldoss 8, Grayson Tyler 6, Cody Shroeder 3, Max Beckman 2.
3-point baskets — Hazeltine 2, Shroeder 1, Tyler 1.

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