Mount Gilead rallies to top Pleasant

By Rob Hamilton

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The Mount Gilead boys’ basketball team rallied in the fourth quarter to earn a home non-conference over Pleasant on Tuesday night.

In their 61-53 victory, the Indians led 21-18 after the opening period, but watched their opponents move in front 32-31 at the half. It was 44-42 in favor of the Spartans going into the final period, but MG took a 19-9 advantage over those eight minutes to finish on top.

Matthew Bland led the team, hitting three three-pointers in tallying 24 points. Both Elijah Chafin and Jackson Huffer picked up 12.

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