Boys Basketball: Cascade Stays Unbeaten, Beats North Linn

By Jeff Linder, Reporter

North Linn's Cody Johnson (left) collides with Cascade's Devin Green as he drives to the basket during the first half of their boy's basketball game at Cascade High School on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Cascade, Iowa. (Jim Slosiarek/Gazette-KCRG)

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CASCADE, Iowa -- Using a typically suffocating zone defense, Cascade moved to the head of the pack of the Tri-Rivers boys' basketball race.

The Cougars allowed just two points in the second quarter and two more in the third, and defeated North Linn, 42-26, Tuesday night.

Haris Takes led all scorers with 16 points. Timmie Kleitsch added 11, and the Cougars moved to 10-0 overall, 7-0 in the Tri-Rivers.

Korbi Burkey led the Lynx (10-1, 7-1) with eight points.

North Linn was within 13-12 after one quarter before the Cougars pulled away.

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