The PCM basketball teams made the trek to Alleman last night to face North Polk and came out with a split.

The Mustang girls’ dug themselves a 24-6 hole at the end of the first quarter and could never fully recover en route to a 52-33 defeat. PCM started to settle in during the second quarter and got within 13 in the second half but never got closer than arms length. Regan Freland kept the Mustangs around with 13 points and Emma George nabbed eight boards. PCM drops to 2-3 on the year.

The boys’ got out to a quick 7-0 lead on the Comets and battled back and forth in the first half to lead 40-30 at the break. The defense cranked it up in the second half and allowed the Mustangs to blow the game open for a 78-52 victory. Reed Worth and Andrew Van Ryswyk were spectacular with 24 and 23 points, respectively. Jason Stafford chipped in with 12 points. PCM improves to 2-1 on the young season.

Both teams get back on the hardwood tomorrow at Gilbert.