Mustangs still unbeaten


By Robert Stegbauer - [email protected]



The Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs basketball team improved its record to 7-0 overall and 5-0 in the Southern Hills Athletic Conference with a big win over Eastern on Tuesday night with a final score of 69-47.

The game was close after the first quarter as the Mustangs only edged out the Warriors by four points after the first eight minutes, 16-12.

A big second quarter from Lynchburg, where they dropped 28 points and held Eastern to 11, took them into the half up 44-23.

The second half saw the pace slow down some, as the Mustangs narrowly won the third by a score of 10-9 and then they played even with the hosts the last quarter, tying them 15 to 15, bringing the final score of the game to 69-47.

Box:

LC 16 28 10 15 – 69

EB 12 11 9 15 – 47

Lynchburg: Giordano 4(1) 7/10 – 18; McLaughlin 5(1) 2/2 – 15; Mullins 3(2) 2/2 – 14; Inman 3 2/2 – 8; Pierson 3 1/2 – 7; Blankenship 4/5 – 4; Ryan 1 – 2; Ahrmann 1/4 – 1. Totals: 19(4) 19/27 69.

Eastern Brown: Bellamy 2(3) 2/2 – 15; Hundley 2(1) – 7; Day 2 2/2 – 6; Doss 2 2/3 – 6; Kelch 2 – 4; TJ Stivers (1) – 3; Purdy 1- 2; Rigdon 1 – 2; M. Stivers 1 – 2. Totals 13(5) 6/7 – 47.

Reach Robert Stegbauer at 937-393-3456 ext. 1679 or on Twitter @RStegbauer.

By Robert Stegbauer

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