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JV and Freshman boys update

GLENWOOD — The Panther junior varsity boys took a tough 67-38 loss on Jan. 30 at Glenwood.

“We played them tough for three quarters after losing to them in our first game of the season by 42 points,” coach Todd Jacobson said. “We were down six at half and 13 after the third, but we just didn’t get shots to fall like they were in the first three quarters. Proud of the guys. This was proof that they are improving. “

(PTS) — Eli Loudon 10, Camden Peterson 8, Jeffrey Dillenburg 7, Gavin Gillam 6, Payton Pryor 3, Ashton Wills 2, Lee Normandeau 1.

Panthers thump Red Oak

Creston’s JV laid a smackdown last Monday against Red Oak with a 70-26 thumping.

Jeffrey Dillenburg scored time and again with 20 points.

(PTS) — Jeffrey Dillenburg 20, Gavin Gillam 12, Colby Burg 9, Ashton Wills 9, Camden Peterson 9, Eli Loudon 6, Payton Pryor 6.

Panthers finish strong vs. Clarinda

Creston trailed in the third quarter of its 62-47 win against Clarinda Friday, but a defensive switch made a large difference for the Panthers.

“We led 25-19 at halftime but had missed some good chances to increase the lead,” Creston coach Todd Jacobson said. “Clarinda came out and took an early lead in the third but we switched back to our man defense and it sparked the team. This was also the first time that everyone got into the scoring column for us.”

(PTS) — Jeffrey Dillenburg 15, Camden Peterson 11, Lee Normandeau 8, Eli Loudon 7, Payton Pryor 6, Devin Baker 4, Ashton Wills 4, Gavin Gillam 3, Spencer Lane 2, Jared Moreland 2.

Creston JV falls at Atlantic

The Creston JV boys fell to a tough Atlantic team 63-37 Monday.

Eli Loudon scored 11 points to lead the Panthers in the loss.

“A cold shooting night against a good team from Atlantic tonight,” coach Todd Jacobson said. “We were down 29-20 at halftime and didn’t make that push to cut into the lead. Atlantic outscored us 18-4 in the third quarter to pull away. “

(PTS) — Loudon 11, Payton Pryor 8, Ashton Wills 7, Lee Normandeau 3, Jeffrey Dillenburg 3.

Freshmen keep rolling

GLENWOOD — Creston’s freshman boys basketball team pulled out a hard-earned 38-24 win at Glenwood Tuesday, Jan. 30.

Evan Bruce and Colby Burg each scored 10 points apiece.

(PTS) — Cole Strider 5, Keagan Smith 4, Kaden Briggs 3, James Kunz 2, Clayton Stafford 2, Keagan Trembly 2.

Colby Burg and Cole Strider had the collective scoring touch with 16 points apiece in the Panthers’ 58-32 home win Friday.

The Panther defense’s skills were on full display as well, as Creston yielded just 10 points.

(PTS) — Clayton Stafford 10, James Kunz 9, Evan Bruce 3, Kaden Briggs 2, Jeremy Rutz 2.

Creston’s freshmen defeated Atlantic Monday 48-36.

Clayton Stafford’s 12 points led the way. Creston’s defense held the Trojans to just 11 points in the first half. The Panthers have now defeated two teams this past week that defeated them earlier in the season.

(PTS) — Cole Strider 10, James Kunz 8, Evan Bruce 6, Colby Burg 4, Kaden Briggs 4, Keagan Smith 2.

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