MUSTANGS TOPPLE BEST ACADEMY EAGLES 95-18 IN HOME OPENER

Mustangs Topple BEST Academy Eagles 95-18 in Home Opener

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MV Athletics | 11/16/2022

ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Boys Basketball team picked up it first home victory of the new season on Tuesday night, Nov. 15, defeating the B.E.S.T. Academy Eagles 95-18 at the Upper Campus Gym.

The Mustangs jumped out to a 24-0 lead by the end of the first quarter and secured a 23-12 run in the second period to lead 47-12 at halftime.

Mount Vernon won the second half 48-6 to cruise to the win.

Five players Dennis Scott racked up a double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds.

Teammate Xavier Shegog also totaled a double-double with 12 points and 14 boards.

Three other Mustangs posted double figures in scoring: Kenneth Southall (18), Pace Bottoms (14) and Sha'Yah Goba (13).

Mount Vernon pumped in 12 3-pointers in the contest and finished 14-of-20 from the free throw line.

Emery Jones led the Eagles in scoring with six points.

The Mustangs are back in action on Thursday, Nov. 17, hosting Hope Christian Academy in a non-region contest.

Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Mount Vernon's Upper Campus Gymnasium.

Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together.
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