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Thursday was a tough night for the Clearwater/Orchard girls and boys basketball teams against Humphrey St. Francis.
A big second-quarter surge doomed the Cyclones’ boys squad against the Flyers, 65-47.
Trailing 14-11, St. Francis used a 20-8 run to take a 31-22 lead into the break. Flyers outscored OC (4-2), 34-25, to secure the win.
Ryan Wilhelm recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Blake Hoke tallied 14 points, five board, two assists and four steals, Jacob Long contributed 7 points and seven boards, while Gage Clifton and Gage Switzer each netted 6 points.
In the girls contest, the Lady Cyclones (2-5) fell, 80-21.
St. Francis jumped out to a 26-2 advantage in the first quarter, and handed OC (2-5) its fourth-straight loss.
Clearwater/Orchard begins its Christmas Break and returns to the hardwood for the Cyclone Holiday Tournament Dec. 27.