The Cedaredge Bruin basketball teams have winning records in the 2013-14 season. Ryan Hilbig's Lady Bruins are currently nestled into second place with a 4-1 league record and 6-2 overall.
The Cedaredge boys will put their 2-3 and 5-3 records on the line when they play Coal Ridge and Moffat County this weekend.
Last week's action produced a pair of wins for the scrappy Lady Bruins. Cedaredge opened the week on Friday (Jan. 10) with a big 72-13 win in Basalt. Saturday's contest in Parachute was another big win but by a different score, 54-51.
The Bruin boys had a successful day against Basalt with a 37-34 win but fell to Grand Valley on Saturday, 64-51.
CHS 72, Basalt 13
There was never a doubt who would win this contest as Cedaredge's stingy defense pitched a shutout (22-0) in the first quarter.
The second quarter was not much better for the outmanned Lady Longhorns, as they were limited to four points while giving up another 22 points to the Lady Bruins.
Basalt had its biggest scoring quarter in the third but were still struggling in a 12-7 run by Cedaredge.
The Lady Bruins sealed the win with a 16-7 surge in the final eight minutes to post the 72-13 victory.
Alyssa Isaman scored 12 points and Nellie Freeman another 11 to lead the Lady Bruins on offense. Twelve players scored in the game for Cedaredge.
CHS 54, GV 51
The Lady Cardinals were more than able to provide some stiff competition for Cedaredge on Saturday. Both teams scored 10 points in the first quarter.
This game's outcome was decided in the second period when the Lady Bruins outscored Grand Valley 20-14 to take a 30-24 halftime lead.
Only three points separated the two teams in the second-half scoring, with Grand Valley outscoring the Lady Bruins 27-24 to account for the final score of 54-51.
Cedaredge got 17 points from Isaman, with Kenzie Kehmeier adding nine and Dakota Baldozier collecting eight.
Lauren Paskett shared the game's scoring honors with Isaman after scoring 17 points. The Lady Cardinal senior got double-digit scoring help from Ashlyn Speakman (11) and 10 points each from Kyra Chenoweth and Haley Johnson.
CHS 37, Basalt 34
Cedaredge built a 16-8 halftime score against the Longhorns but had to withstand a 26-21 second-half run by Basalt to preserve the win.
Basalt's Noah Schoenberger scored 12 points to lead the Longhorn's offense. Kris Krueger added 11 in a losing cause.
Corey Reynolds was Cedaredge's leading scorer with 10 points. Trent Walker finished with nine.
Schoenberger also highlighted the rebounding department with two offensive and seven defensive rebounds.
The Longhorns committed 30 turnovers, keeping their offensive efforts somewhat minimal.
GV 64, CHS 51
The Bruins played catch-up for most of the game against Grand Valley. The Cardinals opened with a 13-9 run and kept that four-point margin with a 13-13 second quarter and a 26-22 halftime lead.
Cedaredge couldn't keep up right after the half as Grand Valley's offense cranked out 29 points in the third quarter. Cedaredge put up 19 counters but it was too little and too late. Sam Parker dumped in 21 points (including three shots outside the arc, and 12 points in the third frame) to lead all scorers in the game. John Parker and Tyler Scott finished with 12 points and Tanner Magee had 10.
Walker had 17 points to pace the Bruins' offense and Reynolds finished with 12. Tyler Beach added 10 points to give Cedaredge three players with double-figure scoring.
The Longhorns finished with a 10-9 advantage in the fourth quarter to make the final score 64-51.
Cedaredge is back in action on Friday (Jan. 17) and Saturday for games with Coal Ridge and Moffat County. The girls tipoff for Friday is set at 6 p.m. with the boys set for 7:30. Saturday's contests begin with the girls at 2 p.m. and the boys play at 3:30.blog comments powered by Disqus