Kuemper topples #4 Nodaway Valley in 2A.

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March 5th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Sam Brincks scored 24 points and Carroll Kuemper used a big rebounding advantage to post a 61-54 victory over Fourth ranked Nodaway Valley in a class 2A quarterfinal round game. Kuemper took the lead for good by outscoring the Wolverines 21-11 in the third quarter and then held off a fourth quarter rally to avenge a 64-60 loss to Nodaway Valley in their regular season finale. The Knights owned a 37-27 rebounding advantage in part due to foul trouble to Nodaway Valley center Alex Welsch. The six-foot, seven senior still finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds. Nodaway Valley ends the season with a record of 23-2.