ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Boys Basketball team earned its fourth victory on Friday night, Jan. 20, defeating region rival Galloway 69-55 at the Galloway Gymnasium.
Mount Vernon jumped out to a big lead over the Scots, leading 21-8 at the end of the first period.
The Mustangs withheld a strong surge from the Scots in the second quarter and led 32-23 at halftime.
Mount Vernon went on a 17-14 to open the third period and put the game away in the fourth quarter to earn the victory.
Trey Scott finished with a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds.
The junior also made five 3-pointers in the contest to pace Mount Vernon's attack from the outside.
Keith Williams posted a double-double as well with 10 points and 13 rebounds.
Williams has not recorded a double-double in five straight games.
Xavier Shegog totaled 15 points while AJ Patterson had 10 points along with seven assists.
Amir Arrington of Galloway led all scorers with 24 points.
Teammate Aiden Aponte had 12 points as well.
The Mustangs (14-7, 4-1 Reg. 6-1A DI) return to the court on Tuesday, Jan. 24 taking on the Paideia School.
Tip-off against the Pythons is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Paideia 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.