Mustangs shoot past Osawatomie

Iola's Mustangs struggled on defense Friday, but the offense was clicking, in a 74-62 Homecoming win over Osawatomie. Iola returns to action Friday at Wellsville.

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January 8, 2024 - 4:56 PM

Iola High's Lucas Maier, right, puts up a shot against Osawatomie defenders Jaxon Stevenson (33), Cooper Peterson (15) and Jasper Sallee (13) Friday. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Iola High’s offense was clicking on all cylinders Friday in a 74-62 win over Osawatomie.

The Mustangs scored inside and outside, with leading scorers Cortland Carson and Landon Weide again able to break down a physical Trojan defense.

And with reserves like Matt Beckmon and Mac Leonard coming off the bench, and post players Lucas Maier and Grady Dougherty getting rebounds and second-chance points, the Mustang offense was a potent force.

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