Boys Varsity Basketball · Boys Varsity Basketball beats New Palestine 60 – 57

60 Mt Vernon High School
57 New Palestine High School
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Mt Vernon High School vs New Palestine High School
60 57
1 14   8
2 5   7
3 13   6
4 28   36

The Mt. Vernon Marauders are the 2018 4A Richmond Sectional Champions. They defeated New Palestine for the title by a score of 60-57. The Marauders never trailed in the contest, leading 14-8 after one quarter and 19-15 at halftime. The lead grew to 32-21 after three, then MV held off a furious late charge from the Dragons and sealed the game at the free throw line. Cade Gentry led the Marauders with 16 points. Damari Gatewood and Keith Rupert each added 14, Peyton Meadors scored 11, Tyler Bostic and Brandon Bell 2 apiece, and Max Burhenn 1. Mt. Vernon plays Terre Haute South in the 10:00 am regional next Saturday at Southport High School.