Cardington, MG fall in boys’ games

By Rob Hamilton

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Cardington would not be able to make it two in a row when they took on Northridge in a Thursday non-conference game.

The visiting Pirates fell by a 53-36 score. They were down by a 31-13 margin going into the half and it was 40-21 after three periods.

Mount Gilead Indians

Mount Gilead fell into an early deficit and couldn’t claw out of it in falling 70-50 at Ridgemont on Wednesday.

The Indians (5-4) trailed 20-10 after the opening period and watched Ridgemont increase that advantage to a 38-19 margin by the half. It was 56-31 after three period, as the Indians suffered the loss.

Elijah Chafin scored 16 points to page MG, while Paul Butterman added 10 and Carter Kennon hit three three-pointers to finish with nine.

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