(Clarinda) Dalton Franken scored a season high 26-points to lead Atlantic past Clarinda 60-33 at Clarinda Tuesday night.
The lead changed hands only once and that was after the Cardinals took a 2-0 lead. The Trojans led 17-9 after one quarter of play and 30-19 at the halftime break. The big difference in the contest was the third quarter when Atlantic came out of the locker room at half and reeled off 15-straight points and outscored the Cardinals 19-2 in the third quarter.
Dalton Franken scored 13-points in each half and finished the night 3-3 at the free throw line. Chad Christiansen scored a season high 15-points. Stuart Hoegh tallied 9-points, also a season high for the 6-2 senior.
Troy Aldrich came off the bench and scored 9-points to lead the Cardinals, now (0-5) on the season. The #10 ranked Trojans extend their record to 5-1. Atlantic takes to the road again on Friday night at Shenandoah and Saturday night at Norwalk, before closing out the pre-holiday schedule on the road at Harlan on December 18, and at home against Lewis Central on December 21.
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December 11, 2012