GILTNER-Senior Owen McDonald tossed in 23 points on 9 of 13 shooting from the field as the McCool Junction boys’ basketball team had no problems at Giltner on Friday night winning 70-29.
The Mustangs led 16-5 after the first eight minutes and extended their lead to 17 points with an 18-12 scoring run in the second quarter.
Senior post Kaden Kirkpatrick put up double-double numbers as he scored 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and senior Tyler Neville added 12 points on 4 of 10 shooting from behind the 3-point arc.
The Mustangs as a team were 30 of 62 which included 5 of 18 on three point attempts. The Mustangs were 5 of 10 at the free throw line. Junior Chase Wilkinson chipped in with four steals.
No team or individual stats were available for the Giltner Hornets who saw their record slip to 7-14.
McCool Junction will open D1-6 subdistrict action tonight when they take on Deshler at 7:30 in Davenport. The BDS Eagles are the subdistrict host.
McCool Junction (16-5) 16 18 17 19-70
Giltner (7-14) 5 12 8 4-29