A ceremony to mark Braham head boys basketball coach Bob Vaughan’s induction into the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame will be held before the National Anthem (approximately 7:30 p.m.) at the Friday, Dec. 6 home game with Rush City. Vaughan, now with 584 career victories, joined three other 2013 inductees into the Hall at the Nov. 2 luncheon in Minneapolis.
Coach Vaughan’s Bombers are off to a 1-1 start to the 2014 season. The team had an off-shooting night in a 71-48 loss at former section partner Barnum in the Nov. 26 opener. Braham rallied nicely with an 88-73 home win over Section 5AA partner Mora Dec. 3.
CCS Boys B-ball beats Ogilvie
Cambridge Christian boys basketball opened with a 78-54 home win over Ogilvie Nov. 26. Jake Bergman led the way with 30 points. Grant Taylor added 21 points, and Justin Roble scored 9 in the game the Warriors led 41-19 at the half.
Win for Jacket Girls Hockey
Cambridge-Isanti-Mora-Pine City girls hockey earned its first win of the season by out-shooting Albert Lea 50-21 in a 5-0 win Nov. 30 at the New Prague Invite. Eighth-grade goalie Abbey Haug got her first varsity win and shutout, and Katie Carlson led the offense with two goals. Adding solo goals were Ally Eustice, Maria Carpenter and Jenny Phillips.
The Bluejackets were defeated 7-0 by Achiever Academy in the Nov. 29 New Prague opener. On Nov. 26, River Lakes skated past the Jackets 5-2. Scoring for CIMPC in that game were Kristin Eustice and Shelby Bosell.
Jacket Boys Hockey takes East into OT
The Cambridge-Isanti boys stood up to Duluth East’s tough hockey squad, taking the Greyhounds into overtime before falling 3-2 on Brian Bunten’s goal 5:26 into the extra session. Jacob Sibell was peppered with 52 shots but turned away 49 in the Bluejacket nets. Goals by Colin Anderson and Kurtis Grimm had the Jackets up 2-0 after two periods before East scored twice late in the third.
On Nov. 30, the Jackets gave up four first-period goals, and visiting Duluth Denfeld held on for a 4-2 non-conference win. Kyle Kilpatrick and Anderson netted the Jackets’ two goals in the second period.
C-I Gymnastics 3rd at Perham
Cambridge-Isanti gymnastics placed 3rd with 133.9 points at last weekend’s Perham Invite to begin the 2014 season. The host Yellowjackets won the invite with 141.9 points, and Detroit Lakes was next with 139.3. Bluejacket Morgan Urness was 4th in the All-Around with 33.8 points, and Hannah Haight posted 32.9 All-Around points. Courtney Durant had the team’s top Vault score of 8.5, and new-comer MollyAnn Harvey scored a team-high 8.5 on the bars.