ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon varsity boys basketball team snapped a quick one-game slide, defeating the Atlanta International School Eagles 61-23 on Senior Night on Wednesday, Feb. 10.
The Mustangs led 21-5 after the first quarter and went on a 21-4 run in the second period for a 42-9 lead at halftime.
The Mustangs coasted the rest of the contest, outscoring the Eagles 19-14 to pick up their third win in four games.
Senior Andrew Altmann finished with 14 points while classmate Andrew Douglas put in nine points.
Robbie Long and Vic Riden totaled eight and seven points, respectively.
The Mustangs honored all seniors prior to the game: Altmann, Douglas, Long, Coulton Musser and Trey Tiffin.
Mount Vernon (10-9) is back in action on Thursday, Feb. 11, hosting Providence Christian in a key Region 5-1A match-up.
Game time against the Storm is scheduled for 6 p.m. at 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.