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The Mars Hill Lions Fall Prey to the Young Harris College Mountain Lions, 66-55


(Photo by Steve Miller) Carl Cleveland recorded three assists in the Mountain Lions 11 point victory over Mars Hill

By Spencer Mathis

Assistant Sports Information Director


The Mountain Lions, led by Cole Deptula's 24-point performance took care of business against the Lions from Mars Hill University on Saturday (Dec. 2) afternoon at Stanford Arena.

Young Harris improved to 3-3 as they continued their three-game winning streak, and Mars Hill fell to 1-5. The Mountain Lions return to action at 6 PM next Saturday (Dec. 9) against Columbus State at The Harp Recreation and Commencement Center in Young Harris, GA with the YHC Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony commencing at halftime.


INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • First year Mountain Lion Cole Deptula scored 24 points, grabbed six boards, and recorded two steals in the victory.

  • Morgan Rashed logged the most minutes for Young Harris with 33 and scored 13 points.

  • Rajuan Conner led Mars Hill with 13 points and 14 rebounds in their losing effort.

  • YHC shot 47.9% (23-48), while MHU shot just 37.3% (19-51) from the field.

  • Carl Cleveland recorded three assists and added seven points of his own.

  • Mars Hill shot just 16% (4-25) from beyond the arc, while Young Harris shot 45.5% (10-22) from downtown.

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