Golden Eagles Advance to 13-1

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Ellie Oakes

Blaine Hoover goes in for a layup

The Tyrone boys basketball team improved to 13-1 with their 96-53 win over Mount Union on Wednesday, January 22. 

The high scoring duo of Landen DeHaas and Damon Gripp combined for 50 points Wednesday.

The Golden Eagles held Mount Union to only 10 points throughout the second quarter while the Eagles put up 34. 

Junior Brandon Lucas and sophomore Cortlynd Rhoades each add 15 points as well.

Tyrone is currently sitting on top of the Mountain League with Huntingdon closely behind.

BOX SCORE

TYRONE (96): Gripp 12 1-1 29, Lucas 6 3-3 15, DeHaas 9 2-5 21, Hoover 0 0-0 0, Rhoades 5 4-7 15, Lang 3 0-0 7, Taylor 3 0-0 7, Gampe 1 0-0 2, Legars 0 0-0 0 Gwinn 0 0-0 0, Johnson 0 0-0 0. Totals — 39 10-16 96.

MOUNT UNION (53): Brumbaugh 1 0-0 3, Heffelfinger 1 0-0 2, Delo 3 0-0 9, Trice 5 1-2 11, Hand 8 5-5 22, Wilson 0 0-0 0, Bradbeck 0 0-0 0, Randolph 1 3-4 6. Totals — 19 9-11 53.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Tyrone 21 34 25 16 — 96

Mount Union 18 10 12 13 — 53

3-point goals: Tyrone 8 (Gripp 4, DeHaas, Taylor, Lang, Rhoades); Mount Union 6 (Delo 3, Brumbaugh, Hand, Randolph).

Records: Tyrone (13-1); Mount Union (8-7).

JV: Tyrone, 55-50. High scorers–Lang, T, 25; Barksdale, MU 15.