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Lightning shocked by Panthers

Mount Pleasant boys upend Lib. High, 63-37

MOUNT PLEASANT– Liberty High’s varsity boys basketball team suffered its second loss of the season on Tuesday, Dec. 5, falling 63-37 on the road to the Panthers in Mount Pleasant.
The “Bolts” were tied, 11-11, at the end of the first period but trailed, 31-14, at halftime. Mount Pleasant was up, 50-21, after three periods.
Andre Brandon led the Lightning with 16 points, Moses Bolar produced 12, Bo Gryp, Ronnie Williams, Kelby Telander and Sam Funke had two points apiece, while Ethan O’Donnell scored one point.
The Bolts travel to Tipton on Saturday, Dec. 16, for a 6:30 p.m. contest and visit Northeast Gooselake on Monday, Dec. 18, for a 7 p.m. start. Fort Madison visits Liberty High on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. and 2017 comes to a close on Friday, Dec. 22, on the road in Charles City.