Mustangs edge Red Cloud

Red Cloud's Wyatt Bell is defended by
Silver Lake's Catarino Perez Saturday
in Roseland.

ROSELAND — Red Cloud gave Silver Lake plenty to handle Saturday. And the Mustangs proved worthy, holding on for a 40-35 boys basketball victory.

Silver Lake (3-2) grabbed a two-point lead with three minutes remaining and kept the Warriors scoreless the rest of the way to eke out a Twin Valley Conference win.

Mustang sophomore Seyler Monroe sank a running jump shot to break a 35-all tie, then Silver Lake made three of four free throws down the stretch for its second straight win.

“It was a hard-fought conference game,” Silver Lake coach Terry Bauer said. “It really came down to us being aggressive, getting to the basket and then in turn getting to the free-throw line.”

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