Prep boys basketball: Newport 66, Mount Vernon 55

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Newport 66, Mount Vernon 55

BELLEVUE — Newport came out and outscored Mount Vernon 24-13 in the first quarter of the two teams’ Wesco-Kingco state regionals play in game leading the Knights to a 66-55 victory Tuesday night at Newport High School.

The loss ended Mount Vernon’s season.

Miles Witt and Casey Leek had 13 points apiece for the Bulldogs, who used nine 3-pointers to hang with Newport for most of the game. But Newport had four scorers in double digits, including Will Ferris who scored 12 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter as the Knights closed out the win. Miles Fowler scored 15 points, 11 of which came in Newport’s big opening quarter.

At Newport H.S.

Mount Vernon 13 14 13 15 — 55

Newport 24 10 14 18 — 66

Mount Vernon—Robert Monroe 3, Melvin Walser 2, Ian Johnson 0, Miles Witt 13, Adrian Johnston 0, Kevin Hofstad 7, Seth Jensen 6, Andrew Roozen 8, Evan Repplier 3, Casey Leek 13. Newport—Jason Lock 11, James Ferris 0, Jake Higgins 0, Miles Fowler 15, Isaac Dotson 17, Will Ferris 19, Drew Sample 0, Calvin Throckmorton 2. 3-point goals—Monroe 1, Witt 3, Hoftstad 2, Jensen 2, Repplier 1, Lock 1, Fowler 1, W. Ferris 3. Records—Mount Vernon 16-9 overall. Newport 17-8.

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