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The Ridgeview Mustangs used a 21-6 late in the third quarter and into the fourth quarter to pull away from Blue Ridge for a 69-54 win on the opening day of the Monticello Holiday Hoopla tournament.

Tyler McCormick led the Mustangs with 24 points and Drew Jones added 12.

Chase Zimmerman had a double-double for the Knights with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Londi Balazi had 10 points and Isaac Trotter contributed seven points and seven boards.

Both teams shot 50% from the floor and better than 40% beyond the arc, however, Ridgeview forced 15 turnovers they turned into 26 points.

Blue Ridge falls to 6-3 while Ridgeview moves to 8-2.

The Knights will play twice Monday, starting at 10 am against Argenta-Oreana then at 7:30 pm against Neoga.

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