Four Mustangs score in double figures

Just as it did in its semifinal victory over Kenwood, C. Milton Wright broke open a close game in the second half of Thursday’s 3A North Region II boys basketball championship game against Edgewood, with a 73-59 victory over the visiting Rams.

It was the ninth consecutive win for C. Milton Wright (17-5) which has now reached 3A state quarterfinals.

CMW had four players score in double figures, led by 14 points from Bryan Stiemke. Evan Galant and Dylan Kutcher each scored 13 points and Jordan Stiemke netted 12. In addition, Corey Patterson had nine points and nine rebounds and Jordan Bullis added nine.

Christian Corley paced Edgewood (11-11) with a game-high 23 points. He also had three assists and two steals. The Rams got nine points each and a combined seven assists from Nyeim Murphy and Omari Johnson. In addition Isaiah Goetze scored eight points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

C. Milton Wright now awaits a reseeding of the final eight 3A squads for its state quarterfinal opponent.