High school scoreboard – December 31

Mt. Vernon 65, New Castle 63

NC 18 17 15 13 — 63

MV 18 9 18 20 — 65

NEW CASTLE (7-1, 2-1 HHC) — Bumbalough 5 6-7 17, Froedge 3 0-0 8, Williamson 6 0-0 13, Gillis 7 1-2 16, Bennett 4 1-2 9, Huntley 0 0-0 0, Heard 0 0-0 0, Welch 0 0-0 0. Totals: 25 8-11 63.

MT. VERNON (5-4, 2-1 HHC) — Ertel 8 3-4 23, Smith 3 2-2 10, McCloud 4 4-7 12, Gatewood 4 1-1 11, Shepherd 2 2-4 6, Bostic 0 0-0 0, Meadors 0 0-0 0, Morris 1 0-0 3, Gentry 0 0-0 0, Bell 0 0-0 0. Totals: 22 12-18 65.

3-pointers: NC 5 (Bumbalough 1, Froedge 2, Williamson 1, Gillis 1), MV 9 (Ertel 4, Smith 2, Gatewood 2, Morris 1). Rebounds: NC 17 (Gillis 8), MV 24 (Shepherd 6, Ertel 6, Gatewood 4, Smith 3). Turnovers: NC 12, MV 10. Fouls: NC 12, MV 10.