Mullen leads Hawks with win over Tigers


Juliana Carbone

Alex Mullen slaps hands with his teammates during the Hawks’ game against USC on Jan. 31.

Logan Wright, Staff Writer

On Saturday, Feb. 3, the boys varsity basketball team traveled to North Allegheny for a non-section game. In the end, the Hawks got the dub.

At halftime, the Hawks were down by 34-26, but that all changed by the end of the 3rd quarter. Bethel scored twenty-seven points in the 3rd quarter and were up 53-44 headed into the 4th quarter.

The boys held their lead to the end. The final score was 69-58.

The high scorer was junior guard Alex Mullen with a career high 33 points.

“My teammates had the biggest part in getting me into a rhythm throughout the game,” said Mullen.

The Hawks had a total of 12 threes. This was the third straight game they had 10 plus three pointers.

The Hawks improve their overall record to 11-8 and remain 6-4 in their section. Their next section game is at Connellsville (2-9, 9-11) at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

They close out section play on Friday, Feb. 9 against Baldwin at 7:30 p.m. at The Nest. It’s also senior night.