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Garden County sweeps Creek Valley in home court basketball doubleheader


OSHKOSH, NE – The Garden County Eagles girls and boys picked up a pair of wins Friday night over Creek Valley.

Friday, January 28, 2022, 11:09 p.m. CST


OSHKOSH, NE – The Garden County Eagles girls and boys picked up a pair of wins Friday night over Creek Valley.

The Lady Eagles took a 62-36 victory while the Garden County men’s basketball team beat The Storm 58-29.

On the girls’ side, Garden County got off to a fast start, taking a 10-0 lead before taking a 19-5 lead in the second quarter.

The Eagles got most of their second quarter points from the free throw line, making nine shots from the line during the period. Creek Valley got six points from Alexxa Fletcher during the period as The Storm went 9-2 to end the half. At the break, Garden County led 32-17.

Creek Valley hit four three-pointers in the second half, but Garden County’s work from the free throw line helped the Eagles pull away. In the game, Garden County made 26 of 40 free throws. When the final buzzer sounded, the Eagles won 62-36.

Garden County had four double-digit players. Kamry Kramer finished with 16 points, Olivia Christiansen had 14 points, McKenna Krueger had 12, while Aubrey Evans scored 11.

Creek Valley was led by 11 points from Karsyn Burgman. Chloa Ningen also finished in double digits with 10.

The Creek Valley boys hit the first shot of their contest – a Seth Wilber three-pointer – but the Eagles then raced 11-0 to take the lead. The teams headed into the second quarter with Garden County leading 14-5.

The Eagles doubled their lead at the break to 18 with the score at 31-13. Garden County then came out strong in the second half. The Eagles scored the first 19 points of the third quarter to take a 50-13 lead. Creek Valley’s only points in the period were a pair of free throws from Drew Fraass.

Fraas warmed up in the final frame, scoring nine in the fourth. However, it was too little too late as Garden County won 58-29.

Dillon Christiansen led all scorers with 17 points for the Eagles. Fraass paced Creek Valley with 15.

The Creek Valley women’s basketball team (2-14) will take to the court on February 3, at home against Potter-Dix. The boy Storm’s next game (1-15) is Feb. 4, on the road against Leyton.

Both Garden County teams are back in action on February 1, at home to Sutherland.

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