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Storm overcomes miscues to win 46-41


The Storm weathered bouts of sloppy play and unusually timid free throw shooting to claim a 46-41 home win over Hyannis in the season opener on Friday night.

“First game,” guard Jerry Straber said with a shrug. “We were getting the mistakes out of the way.”

By rights, Creek Valley should have stretched their lead early. But the halftime advantage of 29-24 hid a harrowing tale: visiting Hyannis chalked up more than half of their points from the line, sinking 13 of 18 free throw attempts, compared to just 3 of 12 for the home side.

“It was definitely sloppy,” head coach Bill Wilbu...

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