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Prep Basketball: Community Christian splits their doubleheader

Eagle girls triumph, boys fall to Maplewood Academy

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Community Christian School's Jonny Reid, 23, puts up a shot in the post against Maplewood Academy Tuesday in Willmar. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

WILLMAR — Down 25-17 at halftime, Maplewood Academy of Hutchinson was able to storm back in the second half to beat the Community Christian School of Willmar boys basketball team 51-49 Tuesday at CCS.

The visiting Huskies had three players finish in double figures. Josh Kerongo had 20 points followed by 16 from Michael Boit and 11 from Asana Obse.

The host Eagles had their own trio of double-digit scorers in Jonny Reid (17), Will Chapin (12) and Gavin Mulder (10). Reid also had 13 rebounds (11 defensive) and three assists. Chapin and Mulder each had nine rebounds, with Chapin adding five assists and four steals.

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Community Christian School junior Will Chapin, 4, looks for a lane against the Maplewood Academy defense during a game Tuesday in Willmar. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

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Shooting proved problematic for CCS, which shot 25.7% from the field.

The Eagles are back at home Friday, hosting Immanuel Lutheran of Mankato at 7 p.m.

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Community Christian School junior Mark Arnold, 10, lines up a 3-point shot against Maplewood Academy Tuesday in Willmar. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

Boys
Maplewood Academy 51,
CCS 49

Maplewood Academy (1-1) 17 34 — 51
CCS (3-3) 25 24 — 49
MAPLEWOOD ACADEMY - Scoring: Josh Kerongo 20, Michael Boit 16, E. Abdalla 2, Jon Ruach 2, Asana Obse 11 … 3-point shots: n/a … Rebound leader: n/a … Assist leader: n/a … Steal leader: n/a ... Block leader: n/a
CCS - Scoring: Jonny Reid 17, Will Chapin 12, Gavin Mulder 10, Mark Arnold 8, David Mulder 2 … 3-point shots: Reid 1, Chapin 2, Arnold 2 … Rebound leader: Reid 13, Chapin 9, G. Mulder 9 … Assist leader: Chapin 5 … Steal leader: Chapin 4 ... Block leader: Reid 1

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Community Christian School eighth-grader Lexi Nelson looks to make a pass inside against Maplewood Academy on Tuesday in Willmar. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

Girls
CCS 56,
Maplewood Academy 22

The Community Christian girls had no trouble putting away Maplewood Academy in the first game of a boys/girls doubleheader in Willmar.

The Eagles were up 28-10 at halftime.

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Sophia Bollig and Hope Reid both finished with double-doubles for CCS. Sophia had 17 points (on 6 of 8 shooting), 10 rebounds and four steals. Reid had 16 points and 10 boards. Gabbie Bollig added 10 points and six rebounds in the victory.

The Eagles have another boys/girls doubleheader on Friday against Immanuel Lutheran of Mankato. The girls game will tip off at 5:30 p.m.

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Community Christian School junior Sophie Bollig, 33, goes for a post shot against Maplewood Academy Tuesday in Willmar. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

Maplewood Academy 10 12 — 22
CCS 28 28 — 56
MAPLEWOOD ACADEMY - Stats not available

CCS - Scoring: Sophia Bollig 17, Hope Reid 16, Gabbie Bollig 10, Lexi Nelson 6, Anna Lindgren 4, Margo Klassen 2, Kailey Hines 2 … 3-point shots: None … Rebound leader: S. Bollig 10, Reid 10 … Assist leader: Klassen 8 … Steal leader: S. Bollig 4, Klassen 4 ... Block leader: Reid 1

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Community Christian School sophomore Anna Lindgren, 23, passes the ball around the perimeter against Maplewood Academy on Tuesday in Willmar. Joe Brown / West Central Tribune

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