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Balanced offensive effort powers Mont Alto past Christendom 88-62

Balanced offensive effort powers Mont Alto past Christendom 88-62

Mont Alto 88, Christendom 62


MONT ALTO, Pa.- Four Mont Alto starters scored double-digit points, led by Nathan Osei with 14 as Mont Alto won a non-conference contest against Christendom 88-62 on Wednesday evening. During halftime, Mont Alto celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day with unveiling championship banners for the women's soccer and volleyball teams for their 2023 accomplishments.



-With Mont Alto leading 16-14 in the first half, Veron Talla, Darrius Bush and Dariel Rivera each converted on baskets and pushed the Mont Alto advantage to 23-14.

-Joseph Brooks scored back-to-back baskets including an alley oop in the final minute of the half to push Mont Alto's lead to 37-28 at the half.

-Christendom's Andrew Heisler converted on a three pointer to push the Christendom deficit to just 42-37 with 17:08 remaining.

-Minutes later, John Fowler connected on a three of his own as Christendom was within two points at 44-42.

-With Mont Alto leading 61-53, Saihou Mbergan and Dariel Rivera made layups on consecutive trips to push the lead to 65-53.

-Christendom wouldn't get within double digits for the latter part of the second half as Mont Alto cruised to a 88-62 victory.


Christendom Leaders

Bobby Vander Woude 15 points, 8 rebounds

Peter Ethridge 14 points



Penn State Mont Alto Leaders

Nathan Osei 14 points, 9 assists

Cameron Williams 13 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists

Caleb Eckert 13 points, 4 rebounds



The men's team is set to take on Penn State Greater Allegheny on Saturday, February 10. Tipoff is set for 3 PM. 



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