Mustangs recover from slow start over Bearcats


By Robert Stegbauer - [email protected]



The Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs boys basketball team is heading into Christmas with a perfect record after beating Paint Valley on Tuesday night, 71-55.

The Mustangs got off to a slow start and were outscored by about double in the first quarter, 24-13.

In the second quarter, the Mustangs clamped down on their defense and allowed only 14 total points in the second and third quarters combined while they were able to tally 42 points in that same span.

The Bearcats outscored the Mustangs in the fourth and final quarter, but only by one, allowing Lynchburg to keep its sizable lead and win the game with a final of 71-55.

Box:

LCHS – 13 19 23 16 – 71

PVHS – 24 8 6 17 – 55

Lynchburg-Clay: Pierson 6(1) 3/5 – 18; McLaughlin 4(2) 1/1 – 15; Mullins 2(2) 3/3 – 13; Ahrmann 4 – 8; Blakenship (2) 1/2 – 7; Giordano 2 3/3 – 7; Inman (1) – 3. Totals: 18(8) 11/14 – 71

Paint Valley: Swingle 6(1) 5/7 – 20; McFadden 2(1) 10/11 – 17; Brauer 2(3) – 13; Purden (1) – 3; Bales 1 – 2. Totals: 11(6) 15/18 – 55.

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

By Robert Stegbauer

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