Mustangs split pair of games in Lyon College Tournament

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Buffalo Island Central rolled past Highland 53-40 last week in first round action of the Lyon College Tournament before bowing out of the tourney with a 39-29 loss to Mountain View.

Blake Wheeler led the Mustangs with 20 points in BIC's victory over Highland while Kam Ashabranner and Ben Cole added 11 and 10 points respectively. Brandon Atkeison scored seven, Heath Hawkins tallied three while Brent Ray chipped in two points to round out the Mustang attack.

The two teams played to an 11-11 tie after the first period before BIC broke away in the second quarter to take a 32-21 lead into the dressing room at the half. The Mustangs held a 44-27 advantage after three quarters.

Josh Huney led Highland with 12 points.

Mountain View knocked out the Mustangs 39-29 behind Aaron Farris and Dustin Gaston, who scored 12 points apiece.

Kam Asahabranner led BIC with seven points while Blake Wheeler and Brent Ray netted five and four points respectively. Brandon Atkeison tallied three while Heath Hawkins, Ben Cole, Taylor Morgan, Rickey Cordero and Dalton Womack all contributed two points apiece.

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