CCS Sweeps District Foe Silverdale

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The CCS girls and boys basketball team earned district road wins on Tuesday at Silverdale.

The CCS girls led from the start and won 51-39 behind 18 points from Addie Henry and 10 from Kate Dirkse.  CCS led 21-17 at the half but outscored the Lady Seahawks 17-9 in the third quarter.  Silverdale was led by Audrie Canter and Maddie Caldwell with 14 pionts each.  

In the boys game, John Rhodes had 21 points as they held off Silverdale 54-50.  Silverdale pulled out to a 14-5 lead in the first quarter.  CCS cut the lead to 23-21 at the half.  

Rhodes finished with 14 points in CCS fourth quarter run including 9 of 12 free throws.  

Silverdale hit six three pointers.  Ian Johnson had three and led Silverdale with 18 points.  

Scores by quarter
CCS 5 16 16 17 - 54
Silverdale 14 9 14 13 - 50

CCS (54) John Rhodes 21, Ellison 13, Houge 11, Scott 3, Rowell 2, Stimart 2
Silverdale (50) Ian Johnson 18, Hannah 14, Sims 10, Gibson 5, King 2, Keylon 2 
Three pointers: CCS 1 (Rhodes); Silverdale 6 (Johnson 3, Sims 1, Hannah 1, Gibson 1) 


Scores by quarter
CCS 14 7 17 13 - 51
Silverdale 9 8 9 13 - 39

CCS (51) Addie Henry 18, Dirkse 10, Ricketts 7, Pruit 5, Blevins 3, Hendry 2, Davick 2
Silverdale (39) Audrie Canter 14, Maddie Caldwell 14, Reneger 4, Lamb 3, Montgomery 2, Woodard 1, Sheridan 1




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