CLINTON — Jefferson held the Clinton girls basketball team to two field goals in the first half and the Eagles held on for a 36-30 victory in Rock Valley Conference action on Thursday despite getting outscored in the second half.

Junior Ainsley Howard scored 7 of her team-high 14 points in the first half. She made 5 of her 7 free throws in the second half. Junior Claire Beck added eight points for Jefferson (8-9, 7-7 RVC).

Sophomore Elli Teubert scored 12 points to lead Clinton (13-5, 10-4).

Jefferson (8-9, 7-7) will host Big Foot in a Rock Valley game Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.

JEFFERSON 36, CLINTON 30

Jefferson 19 17 — 36

Clinton 9 21 — 30

Jefferson (fg ftm-fta pts) — Madden 1 0-0 2, Messmann 0 1-2 1, Howard 4 4-6 14, S. Peterson 1 0-0 3, Johnson 1 0-0 2, J. Peterson 3 0-4 6, Beck 3 1-1 8. Totals — 13 7-13 36.

Clinton — Teubert 3 6-9 12, Kalk 1 3-4 6, Welte 2 0-0 4, Roehl 4 0-1 8. Totals — 10 9-14 30.

3-point goals — J (Howard, S. Peterson, Beck) 3, C (Kalk) 1. Total fouls — J 17, C 19.{span class=”print_trim”}

Deerfield xx, Johnson Creek xx

JOHNSON CREEK —

The Bluejays (2-16, 1-8) will continue Trailways South Conference play with an away game against Madison Country Day Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.

DEERFIELD xx, JOHNSON CREEK xx

Demons xx xx — xx

Bluejays xx xx — xx

Deerfield (fg ftm-fta pts) —

Johnson Creek —

3-point goals —

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