Mustang Basketball Roundup
Buffalo Island Central rolled over Ridgefield Christian 73-49 Monday night in senior high non-conference basketball action at the Mustang Athletic Complex before dropping a 61-51 2A-3 conference tilt Friday night at Rector.
Ben Cole converted a double-double in BIC's victory over Ridgefield Christian, scoring 13 points while dishing out 12 assists. Daniel Davis also scored 13 points while James Tate added 12. Jacob Reeves scored a game high 17 points to lead Ridgefield Christian while Cam McKinney pumped in four three pointers to add 12 points for the Warriors.
BIC (14-17) placed four players in double figures in Friday night's loss at Rector. Brent Ray led the Mustangs with 15 points while Jeremy Smith tallied 12 more. Daniel Davis and Ben Cole added 11 points apiece.
Mitchell Weber scored a game high 17 points to lead the Cougars while Kirk Horton and Denver Knight scored 16 and 15 points respectively.
BIC held a slim12-11 lead after the opening period before Rector rallied to take a 28-26 edge at the half. The Cougars stretched their lead to 46-36 heading into the fourth quarter.
In junior high action, BIC slipped past Rector 44-41.
The Mustangs will close out the regular season Friday night when they host Manila at the Mustang Athletic Complex.
The Lady Mustangs swept a pair of games, downing Ridgefield Christian 45-23 Monday night before thrashing Rector 61-31 in 2A-3 conference play Thursday night at Rector.
Jenna Pike poured in a game high 24 points in BIC's 30 point victory at Rector. Brittany Fowler added 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists. The victory improves BIC's overall record to 29-5 while the Lady Mustangs finished 13-3 in league play.
Chelsea Drope led Rector (14-12, 8-8 2A-3) with 10 points.
In junior high action, Rector claimed the outright conference title with a 54-36 victory over BIC. Rector improved its record to 24-2 overall and 14-1 in conference play.
Jenna Pike scored a team high 11 points in BIC's victory over Ridgefield Christian. Katie Pierce led the Lady Warriors with seven points.