Waukon boys basketball team fends off late rally for 80-72 victory over Clayton Ridge


Waukon boys basketball senior Justyn Herman launches a three-point shot in the Indians’ 80-72 home win over Clayton Ridge Friday, January 2. Herman drained four of the long-range bombs and also converted two late free throws to end up with 14 points in addition to grabbing two rebounds and dishing out one assist in the ballgame. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

The Waukon boys basketball team returned from its holiday break to pour in its highest point total so far this season on the way to an 80-72 home triumph over Clayton Ridge Friday, January 2. The Indians used a 50% shooting efficiency, both overall and in racking up 10 three-point blasts, to build as much as a 24-point lead before holding off a late Clayton Ridge comeback effort to secure the non-conference victory.
Improving their overall season record to 4-3, the Indians were slated to begin this week at home with back-to-back games, Monday, January 5 against Kee and Tuesday, January 6 against Crestwood, before also hosting a Saturday, January 10 game against Prairie du Chien, WI. Another full slate awaits the Tribe next week with back-to-back road games to begin the week, Monday, January 12 at Spring Grove, MN and Tuesday, January 13 at Oelwein, followed by a home contest against top-five rated Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, January 16.

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