Creswell avenges defeat.Byline: Chris Hansen <noinclude></noinclude>
Christopher Edward Hansen (born March 26, 1959) is an American television journalist best known for his work on the Dateline NBC television segment To Catch a Predator. The Register-Guard
JUNCTION CITY Junction City, city (1990 pop. 20,604), seat of Geary co., NE Kans., at the confluence of the Republican and Smoky Hill rivers; inc. 1859. The rail, trade, and processing center of an agricultural and dairy area, it grew as the supply point for nearby Fort Riley, - There was no great mystery as to why or how Creswell lost to Junction City three weeks ago at a holiday tournament in Redmond.
The answer was obvious during the 45-43 overtime loss and became even more glaring glar·ing
1. Shining intensely and blindingly: the glaring noonday sun.
2. Tastelessly showy or bright; garish.
3. when coach Ron Lampe watched the game film - the Bulldogs just didn't play well.
They haven't had the same problem since.
Second-ranked Creswell (11-1, 2-0) redeemed re·deem
tr.v. re·deemed, re·deem·ing, re·deems
1. To recover ownership of by paying a specified sum.
2. To pay off (a promissory note, for example).
3. its only loss of the season with a 59-45 victory over the No. 3 Tigers on Monday night in a Sky-Em League boys basketball game previously scheduled for last week but postponed due to snow.
It also came four days after the Bulldogs beat No. 5 Marist 74-63 in Creswell.
"The first time we played we didn't rebound rebound (rē´bownd),
n/v 1. a recovery from illness.
n 2. an outbreak of fresh reflex activity after withdrawal of a stimulus
rebound adjective , we didn't box out, we didn't execute," Lampe said. "We made those adjustments and did a good job of playing our style of basketball."
That included a press defense for all 32 minutes that confounded the Tigers (10-2, 1-1) and eventually broke them down.
Leading 39-33 at the start of the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs scored 12 straight points on layups in transition or off turnovers as they built up a 51-40 lead with 3:38 to play.
"That comes out of our press," Lampe said. "With a good pressing team, you don't know Don't know (DK, DKed)
"Don't know the trade." A Street expression used whenever one party lacks knowledge of a trade or receives conflicting instructions from the other party. when that run's going to hit, but it is going to come."
Nick Finley led the way for Creswell, scoring 20 points. Jim McQuiston added 17 points and Tyler Sears had 13.
Late in the fourth, Junction City pulled it to within 51-43 on a free throw followed by a field goal with 1:57 remaining. But the Bulldogs made 6-of-9 free throws in the final 1:17 while the Tigers scored only one more basket.
"We didn't stay within our game plan and lost our composure com·po·sure
A calm or tranquil state of mind; self-possession.
the state of being calm or unworried
Noun a little bit," said Junction City coach Craig Rothenberger, whose team trailed 23-22 at halftime.
The Tigers were led by Dele Opeifa, who scored 12 points.
Marist 64, Elmira 40
Ryan Coldren scored 17 points and Josh Rossow added 11 to lead the Spartans, who shot 22-of-43 from the field for 51 percent and led 34-16 at halftime.
Chuck Baker Charles Joseph Baker better known as Chuck Baker, born December 6, 1952, in Seattle, Washington was a former major league baseball player.
In his three year major league career, he played for the San Diego Padres and the Minnesota Twins. scored 17 points to lead the Falcons, who shot 15-of-40 from the field.
Creswell's Nick Finley drives in for two of his 20 points.