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Second-quarter run propels Oilers past Chargers WITH GALLERY

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The Mt. Pleasant High School boys basketball team picked up Saginaw Valley Conference win at home Tuesday as it downed Midland Dow by a final of 63-53.

The Oilers, who had lost to Dow by five points earlier this season, improve to 8-5 overall and to 7-3 in SVL action via the victory while the Chargers fall to 6-8 overall and to 4-7 in conference action.

Dow took a 17-11 lead at the end of one quarter before a 9-0 Mt. Pleasant run gave it the lead for good in the opening two minutes of the second quarter.

The Oilers led 33-27 at the half and pushed the lead to double digits in the second half. Dow got back within six at 53-47 with four minutes left in regulation before the Oilers sealed it.

Noah Ingram paced the Oilers with 17 while Obie Ricumstrict had 13 and Mason Wojtusik 16.

Last Updated: 2/7/2017 9:21:01 PM EST