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Aurora Central stymies Aurora Christian
Daily Herald reports

Aurora Central Catholic finally took its offense to a pace Chargers coach Nathan Drye likes, and it led to a 53-42 Suburban Christian Conference Blue Division win over Aurora Christian.

Leading just 17-15 at halftime, Aurora Central (6-2, 2-1) outscored the visiting Eagles 24-14 in the third quarter. Drye called in the key to the game.

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"I thought we finally got the game going up and down," he said. "The game was just going so slow and we finally got some fast break buckets. That was a big difference in the game. We finally did a great job of getting out and running."

Guard Sean Harreld made both of his 3-pointers in that stretch, and finished with 7 points. Three Chargers reached double-digits, Phil Schuetz at 13 points, Anthony Andujar with 11 and Zach Flint with 10.

Aurora Christian (3-4, 0-3) got a team-high 13 points from Ryan Suttle, but ACC's 2-3 zone defense contained Eagles Johnathan Harrell and Ryan McQuade to 7 points apiece and another top scorer, Cory Windle, to 3.

"We guarded tonight, I thought we were solid on defense. I thought that was the key to the game," Drye said.

It was the first time Drye faced his former assistant, Pat McNamara, now Aurora Christian's head coach.

"It really wasn't a deal at all," Drye said. "We just needed a win. We lost the last game out, so we needed to get back on track, needed a win somehow."

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