MOC Floyd Valley saw their season come to an end in the 3A quarterfinals of the State Boys Basketball Tournament Tuesday night. Central Clinton turned out to be two points better winning on a final score of 69-67.
The Sabers opened up a 17-8 first quarter lead but MOC Floyd Valley took a 30-29 halftime lead with a 22-12 scoring advantage in the second quarter. At the end of the third quarter Central Clinton was back in front 48-45 as they held on for the win and a spot in the semifinals.
Levi Jansen of the Dutch and Kyle Bauer traded points thoughout the game finishing with 32 points each. Jansen went a perfect 15-of-15 from the free throw line and pulled down 10 rebounds for the double-double. Christian Korver joined him in double figures with 18 points. Christian Wright hit for 11 points for Central Clinton.
The Sabers move on to the semifinals with a 22-3 record while the Dutch close the season at 19-6.