Mustangs Win Regional Finals!

Basketball, Rotator — By on February 22, 2015 9:11 am

The Mount Vernon Mustangs made an incredible comeback in the 3A regional finals Feb. 21 held at Linn-Mar High School. With first quarter split at 21-6 with Center Point-Urbana leading, and 36-20 at half, the Mustangs didn’t get ahead until the fourth quarter. The final score was 55-48.

Mount Vernon plays an undefeated Mediapolis at state quarterfinals. The game is 11:45 on Tuesday, March 3, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

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Alli Platte drives between CPU's Payton Hasleiet (20) and LaMia Sisk (23) in the first quarter. The Mustangs were down 11-2 in the first quarter. Alli was the lead scorer for Mount Vernon with 14 points.

Alli Platte drives between CPU’s Payton Hasleiet (20) and LaMia Sisk (23) in the first quarter. The Mustangs were down 11-2 in the first quarter. Alli was the lead scorer for Mount Vernon with 14 points. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

Kristen Elliott tightens the score to 11-4 with this shot in the first quarter.  Kristen scored 13 points in the game. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

Kristen Elliott tightens the score to 11-4 with this shot in the first quarter. Kristen scored 13 points in the game. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

Jacque Murray gets around CPU's Sydney Boevers. Jacque's coverage of CPU's Alli Woolridge kept her scoreless in the second half. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

Jacque Murray gets around CPU’s Sydney Boevers. Jacque’s coverage of CPU’s Alli Woolridge kept her scoreless in the second half. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

Libby Ryan maneuvers between CPU's LaMia Sisk and Olivia Brecht in the second quarter. The score was 30-18, CPU's lead. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

Libby Ryan maneuvers between CPU’s LaMia Sisk and Olivia Brecht in the second quarter. The score was 30-18, CPU’s lead. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

The team celebrates with the banner. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

The team celebrates with the banner. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

The 2015 Mustangs pose with their banner. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

The 2015 Mustangs pose with their banner. Photo by Lexi Kelly.

Watch video of Regional Finals

Here, Jacque Murray ties up the game at 42. Libby Ryan then scores a couple more shots to really make the crowd go wild.

 

Below, see the gap in the score widens:

 

The end of the game is a joyous occasion!

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