Historic Season For South Central Calhoun Boys Ends In State Quarterfinals
The South Central Calhoun Boys put together a season that included a historic accomplishment. The Titans made the Iowa State Tournament for the 1st time in consolidated school history. That historic season came to a close Monday night at the hands of #1 Boyden-Hull, 74-49.
In their 1st ever appearance at State, South Central Calhoun got the start they were looking for but just couldn’t maintain that momentum. Titans led 17-10 late in the 1st quarter. The defending State Champs Boyden-Hull put a 6-0 run together to close the 1st and SCC led 17-16. In the 2nd quarter, Boyden-Hull would clamp down defensively and take the 2nd quarter 17-9, to lead 33-26 at the half.
It would be more of the same after the break, Boyden-Hull took the 2nd half 41-23. They would pull away with a 21-8 4th quart advantage. In the end, Boyden Hull’s 1,2 punch of Marcus Kelderman and Tanner Te Slaa were just too much. Kelderman had a game high 27 and Te Slaa added 19 to give them a combined 46. For South Central Calhoun, Cole Corey had a team high 18. He was the lone Titan in double figures in the game.
With the loss, South Central Calhoun concludes their season. They finish the season with a record of 19-6 and their first ever trip to the State Tournament. It concludes the brilliant high school careers for several Seniors for South Central Calhoun who not only made the State Tournament in Basketball, but made the State Semifinals in football as well.