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Cubs JV boys defeat Holdingford By Richard Hendrickson, coach Tuesday night, ]an. 8, the Kim- ball ]V boys' basketball team ral- lied in the closing minutes to defeat the Holdingford Huskers 39-37. Down 37-32, the Cubs were able to hold the Huskers score- less for more than four minutes as they tightened up defensively, and to free Will in the post for three huge scores. It was a great team effort." said Coach Rick Hendrick- son. Serbus led the Way in scoring forced some key turnovers when they applied full-court pressure. Ben Serbus and Will Spaulding hit some clutch shots as the Cubs took the lead with just under a with 11, and Spaulding had 10. The minute remaining and held on for Cubs hit the road for both games the win. "We executed very well next week as they play in Paynes- down the stretch with Brandon ville on Tuesday, ]an. 15, and in Schiefelbein setting great screens Pierz on Thursday, Jan. 17. Poor play results in loss to Huskers By lay Klein, coach The Kimball Cubs hosted the Holding- ford Huskers last Tuesday night, Jan. 8. Kim- ball jumped out to an early lead by mov- ing the ball well on offense and pressuring Holdingford into turnovers on defense. A late run by the Huskers cut the lead to one for the Cubs at the half (23-22). The second half saw the Cubs build their lead to as many as 7 points at two differ- ent times, the last with just over 12 minutes remaining. However, the Huskers went on a 21-3 run over the next nine minutes to take a 47-36 lead. A fierce rally by the Cubs fell short as they lost 57-49. The Cubs'placed two players in double figures, Cameron Hunt with 18 and Jarred Merchant with 12. Hunt and Preston Peglow dished out six and five assists respectively. Austin Roerick and Jarred Merchant each had five rebounds, while Cameron Hunt had five steals. The Cubs shooting from long range really hurt them as they were four of 18 (22 percent) from three-point range. Kim- ball's record fell to 7-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference. The Cubs' game against B-B-E is post- poned to Friday, March 1. Cameron Hunt goes in for a layup. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs. Cubs take down Royals By Mike Schindler The Cubs traveled to Royalton to take on the host school Thurs- day, Jan. 10. The match had five lead changes, and came down to a fall at heavyweight from Tim Konz for the Cubs, to come out victori- ous. The Cubs had some new kids in the line-up that helped get the victory, Joseph Donnay stepped in at 113 in order to give the Cubs some flexibility with their line-up, andAlec]ohnson stepped in at 120, to accept a forfeit. Blane Tschida scored a fall in 3:47 over Matt Neu, to give the Cubs their first lead of the night. Marcus Hamer (145) scored another fall for the Cubs in 1:52 over Ty Held. Markus Mehr won by a decision 5-3 over Shawn Urbanski, to give the Cubs their second lead of the night. Travis Wills and Austyn Schlu- eter accepted forfeits on the night, and gave the Cubs the lead again for the third time. Then Tim Konz gave the Cubs their fourth and final lead at heavyweight with a 3:40 fall over Tony Gadacz. The Cubs won the dual with a 39-37 score. Next, the Cubs will host Hold- ingford on Thursday Jan. 17. JVwill start at 6:30 p.m. followed by par- ents' night and Varsity will start no sooner than 7 p.m. Tim Konz gets winning pin at Royalton Thursday Jan. 10. Photo courtesy Vanessa Schlueter. KIMBALL WILLMAR GLENCOE ST. MARTIN MANKATO ALDEN A All rights reserved. Case IH is a registered trademark of CNH America LLC. Kimball 320-398-3800 Willmar 320-235-4898 Glencoe 320-864-5531 St. Martin 320-548-3285 No. Mankato 507-387-5515 Alden 507-874-3400