Boys’ Prep Basketball: Trent’s 23 Lifts Mount Pleasant; Other Prep Finals

KILJ — Dewon Trent scored a game-high 23 points as Mount Pleasant snapped a five-game losing skid in a 53-45 triumph over Albia last night.

The Panther “Big Three” showed out, with Owen Vansickel adding 14 points while Payton Hagans chipped in with nine.

It was Mount Pleasant’s first win since before the holiday break.

They’ve also played the third toughest schedule to do date in the state, per Varsity Bound.

Now 3-7, the Panthers will head back to Southeast Conference play on Friday, when they take on Max Weaton and the Fairfield Trojans.

No. 3 (4A) Washington 61, Notre Dame 44

Fresh off a win over No. 3 Ballard over the weekend, Washington stayed hot with a 61-44 win over Notre Dame last night in a Super Conference – Southeast Conference crossover.

Ethan Patterson pumped in a game-high 20 points, while Kasen Bailey added 18.

Liam Delaney had 18 to lead the Nikes.

Washington moved to 10-1 — their lone loss coming to Fort Madison.

Notre Dame is 4-7, they’ll get Trey Magnani and the Van Buren County Warriors on Friday.