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A strong defensive performance led Mount Gilead to a 57-25 win over Northmor in Friday night boys’ basketball.

The Indians jumped out to a 21-6 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in the contest. The score was 27-13 at the half and MG would then outscore their guests 16-5 in the third quarter and 14-7 in the fourth to finish on top.

Tyler Bland scored 14 to lead the Indians, while Mason Mollohan tallied 10 and Alijah Keen finished with eight. For the Knights, Frank Keller picked up seven points.

Rob Hamilton can be reached at 419-946-3010, ext. 1807. Connect with him on Twitter at @SportsMCS