The 2014-15 girls varsity basketball season got off to a good start for Clintonville Tuesday, Nov. 18, as they earned a 53-47 win over the visiting Berlin Indians.
Clintonville opened the game with four quick points, but Berlin battled back to take a 12-7 lead after one quarter.
The Truckers outscored Berlin 15-10 in the second quarter to tie the game at 22-22 going into halftime.
Berlin had the upper hand in the third quarter, outscoring the Truckers 17-15 to take a 39-37 lead into the final frame.
Though they were trailing early in the fourth quarter, the Truckers were determined to make a comeback. The offense found its stride and the defense tightened up, allowing Clintonville to outscore Berlin 16-8 in the fourth quarter to earn a 53-47 victory.
Autumn Voigt posted a double-double for Clintonville, making nine of 26 field goals and eight of 20 free throws to lead the team with 26 points. She also pulled down 24 rebounds, including 14 on the offensive end. She added three blocks and two steals.
Etta Sorenson added 13 points while hitting six of 12 field goals and one of four free throws. Caitie Carpenter tallied seven points, Olivia Wagenson scored three, and Chrissy Betz and Catherine Morse both scored two.
The Truckers made 20 of 65 field goals (30 percent) but missed all seven of their 3-point attempts. Clintonville made 13 of 33 free throws (39 percent). Clintonville outrebounded Berlin 40-25.