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Creek Boys get revenge over Stormin’ Pointers

Schrepfer leads with 20 points as CCA knocks off CPU, 66-64

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity boys’ basketball team found revenge over the Center Point-Urbana (CPU) Stormin’ Pointers on Tuesday, Feb. 4, with a 66-64 WaMaC Conference win, at home. The Clippers avenged a 57-37 loss on Dec. 20 at CPU, which was tainted with controversy over the officiating, and saw the CCA student body ejected in the first quarter.
The Creek Boys and Pointers were tied 13-all at the end of the first period, in Tiffin, ahead of a 33-28 Clipper lead at halftime. The Pointers inched ahead in the third for a 49-46 advantage going into the final quarter.
Tyler Schrepfer led the Clippers with 20 points, including six three-point baskets, while Nick O’Connor put up 18 points, including a trio of three-bombs. Coach Brandon Clubb noted the Creek Boys went 10-18 from three-point range.
The win improved the Clippers to 13-4, their fifth consecutive win, while the Pointers dipped to 12-5, having a five-game winning streak snapped.
The Clippers travel to Solon and the rival Spartans on Friday, Feb. 14, with a 7:30 p.m. varsity tip-off. CCA finishes the regular season on the road at Benton Community on Tuesday, Feb. 18, with a 7:30 p.m. varsity start.
The Creek Boys are in Class 3A Substate No.5 with Davenport Assumption, Fairfield, Fort Madison, Keokuk, Mount Pleasant, Solon and Washington (Iowa). First round games commence on Monday, Feb. 24, with the 2020 state tournament slated for Monday, March 9, through Friday, March 13, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Clear Creek Amana 66, Center Point-Urbana 64
Scoring– Tyler Schrepfer 20, Nick O’Connor 18, Christian Withrow 9, Brock Reade 9.
3-point goals– Schrepfer 6, O’Connor 3.