Mt. Hope hoopsters top Providence


The Mt. Hope Boys’ basketball team defeated Juanita Sanchez High School 64-60 Friday night, Jan. 4, in Providence.  Junior guard Matt Scott and Senior Ben Francis each scored 18 points. Scott also had six rebounds and two steals.  Francis added seven rebounds, a steal and a block.  Junior forward Nick Murgo had nine points, six rebounds and three steals. Junior guard Kyle Valenzuela had eight points, three rebounds, four assists and two steals.  Senior forward Eric Pattie had eight points, three rebounds and a steal. Senior forward Matt McGee drained a three-pointer.  Senior forward Jared Ramos had two rebounds. Senior forward Pat Guthlein had one rebound.  The half-time score was Mount Hope 34, Juanita Sanchez 29.  Mount Hope’s record is now 6-3.


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