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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

Mustangs cruise past Indians


December 25, 2019

Pierre Bibbs

Junior Pierce Mortenson goes up for a layup in the team's win over Poplar.

Taking a 19-0 run in the first quarter, the Mustangs ran away with a 60-31 victory over the Poplar Indians in their last game of 2019 in Malta, on Saturday, December 21.

The team's opening run which ended with three minutes to go in the first quarter was a contrast to how the team started against the Harlem Wildcats one night prior, in which the team was outscored 17-9 in the first quarter and eventually lost 69-59.

"It was mainly about having a solid effort," Malta sophomore Connor Tuss said. "Yesterday we started off slow and couldn't get back into the game but today we had a way better e...

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