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Boys eke out win over Jordan


February 1, 2019

Helen Stevens

Caleb Fix takes a layup after getting around Mustang defender Keenan Murnion in Jordan last Saturday.

In a JV game at Plevna last Friday, the CCHS boys won by 14, despite committing 28 turnovers. Shane Burkhalter had a good game from the field, scoring all 14 of his points from inside the three-point arc. Blue went 2-7 on free throws; the Cougars were 4-10.

CCHS 10 23 31 39

Plevna 2 8 16 25

CCHS: Shane Burkhalter 14, Ryan Rychner 8, Tucker Tooke 7, Jaden Pardee 5, Brennan Graham 3, JW Elmore 2

Plevna: Hadyn Mellon 9, Seth Carroll 8, Cole Edgell 4, Brett Edgell 3, Brentan Beyers 1

CCHS Varsity played in an exciting back-and-forth game at Jordan on Saturday. The Dogs were up by one at the end of the first, down by two at halftime and down by four at the end of the third. Senior Caleb Fix scored 7 of his 18 points in the final frame to help Blue come back and win the game by 2. Blue committed 25 turnovers compared to 16 for Jordan. They shot 56 percent from the free-throw line. Mick O'Connor scored 12 points in the first quarter; six of them from behind the arc.

CCHS 15 25 35 48

Jordan 14 27 39 46

CCHS: Caleb Fix 18, Mick O'Connor 18, Jared Pardee 7, Turner Tooke 5

Jordan: Ed Murnion 21, Keenan Murnion 10, Dalton Bliss 6, Dawson Murnion 5, Doug Murnion 4

CCHS is currently sitting in third place in the District 4C standings, behind Melstone and Wibaux. This Friday they play Northern Cheyenne at home and will travel to Wibaux on Saturday. Next weekend they will play in Terry and at home vs. Custer/Hysham for senior night.

4C Boys Standings through Jan. 26

Conf., Overall

Melstone, 11-0, 13-1

Wibaux, 8-4, 10-5

CCHS, 7-3, 8-5

Jordan, 6-5, 8-6

Broadus, 4-6, 5-9

Terry, 3-8, 3-12

Custer/Hysham, 2-8, 2-12

Northern Cheyenne, 1-10, 2-14


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