Boys Basketball Tops Ryken in Big Win

Jiggetts has big night to lead Mustangs

Andrew Feather ‘13 | Sports Editor

Friday night in Forestville, behind a sensational shooting night from guard Stephan Jiggetts ‘13, the Bishop McNamara Mustangs defended their home court against St. Mary’s Ryken, galloping away with a 72- 53 victory.

The Mustangs (12-12 overall, 7-7 in conference), winners of two straight after dropping four in a row, handed the Knights (4-19, 0-13) yet another conference loss in a game that they ran away with in the second half. Coming out of the break up 36-28, McNamara went on on a 15-2 run to begin the third quarter and never looked back.

After the game Jiggetts, whose team-leading 24 points helped to fuel the Mustangs, said, “It was a team effort and it felt good to get the win.” Forward Wayne Johnson ‘13 added that the team’s attitude has been more positive since their win over Good Counsel last Tuesday.

Up this Tuesday for the Mustangs is St. John’s, a game both Johnson and Jiggetts said has been circled on their calender since they lost to the Cadets by 40 in early January. Bishop McNamara Basketball Coach Marty Keithline hopes the addition of forward Kevin Robbins ‘13, who had been in San Antonio at the United States Army All-American Combine at the time of the last game, will help to avenge the blowout loss. He said to have a chance to win and continue their current streak, that his Mustangs just need to “play better basketball.”

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