Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 20, 2013

Mercer Christian improves to 3-1

Staff report
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PEARISBURG, Va. — Daniel Boothe scored 22 points, pulled down seven rebounds and swiped six steals, leading Mercer Christian to a 48-36 win over Jefferson Christian on Tuesday night.

Caleb Janning added 12 points for the Cavaliers (3-1), who will host the MCA Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Princeton.

Five Christian schools will be involved in five games each on each day.

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MERCER CHRISTIAN (3-1)

Daniel Boothe 22, Caleb Janning 12, Kenny Shrewsberry 6, Chandler Scott 5, Samuel Stephens 2, Luke Maranto 1.

JEFFERSON CHRSITIAN (n/r)

Weaver 6, Caldwell 4, Reed 7, Testerman 12, Melton 7.

Mercer Christian...........................8  14  17  9  —  48

Jefferson Christian.......................7  10  6  13  — 36

3-point goals: MC 5 (Boothe 2, Janning 2, Scott); JC 3 (Testerman 2, Melton 1).