Bulldogs’ 3-point shooting stings Hornets

CENTREVILLE — Centreville’s outside shooting helped lead the host Bulldogs to a 62-49 BCS boys’ basketball victory at home over Mendon Friday.
Tyler Carpenter led the way in the scoring column for Centreville, now 2-0 overall, with 17 points, including five three- pointers. Alex Stafford and Brady Reynolds contributed 10 points each for the Bulldogs.
But the scoring production didn’t end there for Centreville. Ross Hunter and Coletin Gascho each finished the night with seven points apiece. Hayden Stauffer finished with six points and Nick Weber scored five for the Bulldogs.
“Centreville shot the ball very well tonight. Their kids played hard,” said Mendon coach David Swanwick.
“I thought our kids did a nice job. I was surprised we didn’t play a little better in our zone offense though.”
Centreville took a 15-14 lead at the end of the first quarter which was capped off by a three-pointer from Reynolds.
Mendon rallied to take a one point, 30-29, advantage into halftime. The Bulldogs’ 18-9 run during the third quarter sent the hosts into the final eight minutes holding a 47-39 lead.
Hunter Lovell had eight points and six rebounds for Mendon, now 0-2. Gabe Parks scored six for the Hornets. Keaton Crotser had seven points, four boards and five assists. Jacob Hagenbuch scored six points. Greg Gifford contributed six boards, two assists and four points. Lukas Crotser had 12 points and six rebounds.
Mendon shot 19-of-48 from the floor and 6-of-9 from the foul stripe.

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