Prep Basketball: New London Wins in 3OT; Panther Girls Dominate

New London 77, Mount Pleasant 74

Blaise Porter poured in 29 points as New London rallied for a 77-74 three overtime triumph over Mount Pleasant last night in a Henry County crossover.

Mount Pleasant, who lead 30-25 at recess, saw the 1A’s No. 11 ranked program rally back in the second half to tie the score at 63 through four quarters.

Kade Benjamin added 15 points for the Tigers, while Cam Kasel and Devon Swanson each finished with 12.

Dewon Trent led the Panthers with 27 points, while Payton Hagans chipped in with 17.

The loss was Mount Pleasant’s fourth in a row, they’re now 2-6.

New London improved to 10-0.

Mount Pleasant 55, New London 14 (Girls)

Mount Pleasant held New London to just 14 points for the game, rolling to a 55-14 win over the Tigers yesterday at Charles Lorber Gymnasium.

The Panthers led 24-2 at the end of the first quarter and never looked back.

Emma Nye led the Tigers with five points.

Mount Pleasant won their third straight, they’re now 4-6.

New London slumped to 0-12.