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Creek Bridge High School
Marion

Creek Bridge wraps up just short of playoffs

By Ken Buck

Staff Writer

Marion— Going into the final stretch of the season, the Creek Bridge boys basketball team need to make a late run in the region and qualify for the playoffs, the team succeeded and advanced to the second round of the playoffs, ending the season with a 15-11 record.

In the first round of the Class A playoffs, Creek Bridge hosted St. John’s and came away with a convincing 75-48 win.

The second round, however, saw Creek Bridge traveling to Bethune-Bowman, and the number one seeded home team won 61-38.

Head Coach Crasten Davis said that his team showed a lot of heart and determination during the season.

“We had a lot of adversity this season and through it all we made it to the playoffs and second round,” he said.

 

Davis also pointed out that the future of the program is promising as well.

“I look forward to our team continuing to grow and develop as youth men and basketball players,” he explains.

“We were constantly working to better our team communication, strength, and our defense,” he said about the season.

Creek Bridge was lead this season by a number of key players.

Forward Isaac Hemingway was a force inside for the team and provided offensive punch from the post.

Wing Ron Stackhouse was the team’s leading scorer for the season.

Keion Gause was a huge asset off of the bench and eventually became a starter during the season.

Guard Taytron Gause was the team’s leader on the court at point guard.

Also contributing for Creek Bridge during the season was Kobe Godfrey who helped out with the team’s later successes.

 Next season, Creek Bridge will work to build upon this season’s successes and try to go even deeper in the Class A playoffs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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