SANDY SPRINGS, Ga - The Mount Vernon varsity girls basketball team claimed a 71-21 victory over the Furtah Prep Falcons on Friday night, Dec. 14, at the Glenn Campus Gymnasium to sweep the season series and push its winning streak to two games.
Mount Vernon fired on all cylinders early, outscoring Furtah Prep 33-3 at the end of the first period.
In the second quarter, the Mustangs added 17 more points while limiting the Falcons to just two points for a 50-5 commanding lead at halftime.
In the second half, Mount Vernon outscored the Falcons 21-16 to seal the win.
Katieanne Peterson led all scorers with 28 points.
The junior was also dialed in from long distance, knocking in six 3-pointers.
MC Springer finished with 11 points and Jane Holliday totaled 10 points to lead three Mustangs in double-figures.
Mount Vernon capitalized from downtown as well, finishing with seven 3-pointers.
Emma Carnes paced the Falcons in scoring with 11 points while teammate Danae Corhan notched six points.
The Mustangs return to action after Christmas with three games scheduled Dec. 27-29 at the Battle of Buckhead Tournament hosted by Galloway.
Check www.mountvernonathletics.com and @MV_Athletics on Twitter for updates on the Mustangs in the Battle of Buckhead Tournament.
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, relentlessness, innovation, hospitality and professionalism. As a school of inquiry, innovation and impact grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college-ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. For more information on Mount Vernon athletics, visit www.mountvernonathletics.com and follow @MV_Athletics on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the Mustangs.
MOUNT VERNON 71, FURTAH PREP 21
Mount Vernon: Katieanne Peterson 28, MC Springer 11, Jane Holliday 10, Emily Bloodworth 8, Gracie Hudgins 5, Jessicka Woods 4, Olivia Ramsey 2, Maddie Hudgins 2, Annabel McCarthy 2.
Furtah Prep: Emma Carnes 11, Danae Corhan 6, Hayley Humphries 4.
3-pointers: Mount Vernon 7 (Peterson 6, Gracie Hudgins 1).
Record: Mount Vernon 5-2.
Next: Mount Vernon at Battle of Buckhead Tournament, Time TBD, Dec. 27-29.