A slow start didn’t discourage the Truckers during their game against the Berlin Indians on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Despite being outscored 11-6 in the first quarter, the Truckers bounced back to take a 23-16 lead at halftime.
Clintonville kept pouring it on in the third quarter, outscoring Berlin 18-8.
Berlin battled back by outscoring Clintonville 12-6 in the final quarter, but it wasn’t enough to top the big lead Clintonville had built over the second and third quarters.
Autumn Voight led Clintonville with 10 points. Emma Polzin and Caitie Carpenter both scored seven, Taylor Carpenter and Olivia Wagenson both scored six, Ali Johnson netted four, Etta Sorenson contributed three, and Jade Stilen and Danielle Kiefer both scored two points.
Clintonville made 14 of 28 shots (50 percent) and hit 2 of 9 3-point shots (22 percent). They also made 13 of 18 free throws (72 percent). The team gathered 15 rebounds, notched five assists, nabbed 15 steals, had one block, turned the ball over 17 times, and was whistled for 15 fouls.
The Truckers play at home on Friday, Feb. 7. Opening tip is set for 7:15 p.m.