MG boys fall at Pleasant

By Rob Hamilton

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Mount Gilead’s boys’ basketball team couldn’t keep up with Pleasant in falling by a 73-48 margin in a Tuesday night road non-conference game.

The Indians (5-5) only trailed 8-7 after eight minutes of play, but watched the Spartans increase their advantage to a 26-17 margin by the half. It was 51-30 after three periods and Pleasant was able to maintain a big lead throughout the fourth.

Elijah Chafin paced MG with 20 points. Owen High added eight.

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