ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team pick up its first victory over the 2020-21 campaign on Friday night, Dec. 4, toppling the Whitefield Academy Wolpack 84-32 at the Upper Campus Gymnasium.
Mount Vernon led 26-5 at the end of the first quarter and went on a 26-9 run in the second period for a 52-14 advantage at halftime.
In the second half, the Mustangs outscored the Wolfpack 32-18 to secure the win.
Four players finished in double figured for scoring for the Mustangs: Cam Jasper (18), Chase Clemson (15), Keith Williams (13) and Dylan Holbrook 11.
Clemmons dished out seven assists in the winning bid while William brought down 11 rebounds for a double-double.
The Mustangs caught fire from behind the arc, hitting 13 3-pointers.
Jasper totaled nearly half of Mount Vernon's 3-pointers with six.
The Mustangs (1-1) return to action on Tuesday, Dec. 8, hosting Atlanta Jewish Academy.
Game time against the Lions is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. inside Mount Vernon's Upper Campus Gymnasium.
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, courage, development, 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.