Motor City cagers stall Mountaineers in exhibition tilt

Detroit’s Marygrove Mustangs motored over the Mohawk Mountaineers 86-58 in exhibition men’s basketball on Friday night (Jan. 19).

The visitors to Mohawk’s Fennell Gym were up 45-31 at the half.

Mohawk’s scoring was paced by Marko Gacic (Hamilton), 18, Igor Trbojevic (Hamilton) 14, and Ray Downey (Waterdown), eight.

Six Mohawk players will be at Durham College in Oshawa Saturday (Jan. 20) for the 20th Annual Ontario College Athletic Association All-Star Basketball Game.

Guard Matt Bruyn (Brantford) will play for the men’s west squad. Nick Gaspic (Hamilton) will participate in the three-point competition and Trbojevic will compete in the two-ball event.

Guard Katie Goodburn (Chatham) will suit up for the west team in the women’s game. Carrie Lawton (Hamilton) will shoot in the three-point event, and Melissa Zwolak (Hamilton) will take part in the two-ball competition.

The women’s game will get under way at 6 p.m. and the men will follow two hours later.