Being able to close games is the mark of a strong high school basketball team. The Camden Hills boys proved one of those on Friday night, Jan. 29 in a road game against Mount View.

The Windjammers fell behind early, but quickly recaptured the winds in their sails and closed the contest with a 15-1 run en route to a 71-54 victory.

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Camden Hills improved to 2-1 on the early, pandemic-shortened season, while Mount View dropped to 2-3.

Camden Hills led 18-10 after the first quarter, 29-23 at halftime and 47-41 after three stanzas before the Windjammers went on a 24-7 push over the final eight minutes to pull away.

Jeremy Fraser dumped in a game-high 29 points for Camden Hills, while Ryan Clifford added 15; Casey Messer, 11; Westen DeWaard, nine; Aiden Schecter, five; and Liam O’Neal, two.

Draedyn Furrow led Mount View with 16 points, while Declan Knowlton added 14; Tyler Russell, 12; Noah Hurd, five; Wyatt Evensen, three; and Joe Grassi and Sean Raven, two.

The opponents attempted 22 free throws, as the Windjammers netted 16 (72 percent) and Mustangs 12 (54 percent).

The Mustangs galloped to a quick 4-0 edge after Raven scored on an up-and-under move followed by a floater in traffic from Russell, but Camden Hills took a 5-4 edge after a pair of Schecter free throws and Clifford's 3-pointer.

Knowlton took his defender off the dribble and put the ‘Stangs up 6-5 in the early going, but DeWaard and Messer hit back-to-back treys to give the Windjammers an 11-6 lead.

The visitors never trailed again — as they led by as many as eight points in the first half — however, the hosts went on an 8-0 run to knot the score in the third quarter.

Trailing 41-33, the Mustangs got a bucket from Knowton, a 3-pointer from Russell and trey from Hurd to knot the score, the latter of which was set up by a hard-fought offensive rebound by Furrow off a missed free throw.

However, the Windjammers stole back the momentum when Fraser hit triples on back-to-back possessions as the visitors closed the quarter with a 47-41 advantage.

Mount View cut its deficit to three points midway through the fourth after a trey by Russell made the score 56-53, but Camden Hills went on a 15-1 run to close the game.