CEDAR RAPIDS — The second one time they met this boys’ basketball season, the second one time they needed to play extra time to come to a decision a winner. The second one time Cedar Rapids Prairie was once that winner.
The Hawks scored the primary six issues of the additional length and went directly to live longer than Cedar Rapids Washington, 56-52, Friday night time in what grew to become out to be a doozy at the a ways southwest aspect.
Freshman Jesse Dealers hit a tying 3-point shot with 4.Four seconds left to make this one cross time beyond regulation, the similar as he did in past due January when those groups performed at Washington. However Jonathan Mullins splashed a trey off the extra time tip, Prairie were given a defensive prevent and went on from there.
“Clearly, I needed we’d have performed higher, a little bit smarter,” mentioned Prairie Trainer Jeremy Rickertsen. “No longer put ourselves in that state of affairs. However hats off to Wash. They hit large shot after large shot … It’s like I advised the fellows, we simply must proceed to recover. Toughen and be higher day after today. However on the finish of at the present time, they made sufficient performs to tug it out.”
File smart, there’s so much that separates those golf equipment, as Prairie is 14-Five and Washington 3-16. However now not a lot has separated them of their two encounters.
They have been tied at halftime right here, with Prairie taking a two-point lead after 3 quarters. The Hawks have been up seven, 45-37, on a Jake Walter power with 4:15 last, however that’s when Wash began a comeback.
Dealers’ 3-pointer with 48.Five left introduced the Warriors inside 45-44 with 48.Five seconds last. Two Walter loose throws with 29.Five left put Prairie up 3, however, after running the ball across the perimeter, Dealers clutched up once more to tie it.
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He completed with 14 issues. Henry Clymer’s 15 second-half issues, off 5 3-pointers, additionally have been large.
“The variation between this sport and a large number of different video games this season was once how we performed in combination and shared the ball,” mentioned Washington Trainer Justin Decker. “It wasn’t that we beat ourselves as a result of that has been the tale. We’ve made errors and beat ourselves.
“However this time, when Trainer mentioned ‘You guys performed exhausting,’ I in spite of everything believed it. I advised them within the locker room there have been instances I didn’t suppose we laid all of it available in the market. This night, we did.”
Walter had a game-high 27 issues off the bench, together with 25 in the second one half of and extra time. The sophomore guard was once unstoppable from time to time, scoring from the fringe (3 3s), at the soar and at mid-range.
“I suppose I noticed one cross in from deep after which it simply saved flowing,” he mentioned. “I simply were given scorching. Then they got here out of me as a result of they knew I may shoot it, so then I may cross round them.”
“Completely he put us on his shoulders there in the second one half of,” Rickertsen mentioned.
C.R. WASHINGTON (52): Quincy Underwood 1-2 1-2 3, Campbell Mitvalsky 3-10 4-8 10, Henry Clymer 5-Nine 0-0 15, Traijan Sain 2-Eight 0-Zero 4, Riley Pankey 1-Nine 3-Four 6, Jamar Thurmon 0-Four 0-Zero 0, Jaden Harris 0-Zero 0-Zero 0, Wyatt Cain 0-Zero 0-Zero 0, Jesse Dealers 5-10 0-0 14. Totals 17-52 8-14 52.
C.R. PRAIRIE (56): Max Lampe 2-6 0-Zero 5, Gabe Burkle 2-Five 4-Four 8, Elijah Ward 2-Eight 1-2 5, Jonathan Mullins 2-Three 1-Five 7, Caden Stoffer 0-Four 0-Zero 0, Jackson Nove 1-Three 0-1 2, Garrett Pientok 1-Three 0-Zero 2, Caleb Miller 0-Zero 0-Zero 0, Jake Walter 8-14 8-12 27, Collin Rickertsen 0-Zero 0-Zero 0. Totals 18-46 14-24 56.
Halftime — Washington 17, Prairie 17. Finish of Legislation — Washington 47, Prairie 47. 3-point targets — Washington 10-26 (Mitvalsky 0-2, Clymer 5-8, Sain 0-2, Pankey 1-4, Thurmon 0-1, Dealers 4-9), Prairie 6-15 (Lampe 1-4, Ward 0-2, Mullins 2-2, Stoffer 0-2, Walter 3-5). Rebounds — Washington 30 (Mitvalsky 10), Prairie 38 (Burkle 9). General fouls — Washington 21, Prairie 12. Fouled out — Pankey. Turnovers — Washington 8, Prairie 13.
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