Mustangs drop nail-biter at Osawatomie

The Iola Mustangs fell to 5-5 in the Pioneer League with a 53-50 loss at Osawatomie on Tuesday

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February 19, 2020 - 10:49 AM

Iola’s Cal Leonard shoots over an Osawatomie defender to give the Mustangs a late 48-47 lead. Iola lost 53-50. Photo by Erick Mitchell / Iola Register

OSAWATOMIE — Luke Bycroft, head coach for the Iola Mustangs, knows he’s going to have to better prepare his boys for playing on the road.

On Tuesday, the Mustangs lost by one point at Osawatomie, home of the Trojans, despite winning in a 20-point blowout back in Iola earlier in the season. The Mustangs secured a 64-44 win over Osawatomie on Jan 31. 

And coming off a 79-59 win over Anderson County, the Mustangs regained their position at No. 10 in the class 4A state rankings.

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