Jordan Medich shot 5-for-7 from the field for 13 points to lead a group of four Mendon scorers to reach double figures in a 75-39 home win Wednesday against Centreville.
The Hornets are now 12-2 overall and 5-0 in the St. Joseph Valley League with a conference title in sight with one game against Bronson remaining.
Zach Darmofal notched 12 points, three rebounds and two assists, Joe Gales posted 11 points and nine rebounds, and Marcus Craft registered 10 points. Parker Cupp finished with eights points and 10 rebounds, Robert Riley added six points, Erik Batten pitched in five points and four boards and Zach Higgins contributed four points and three rebounds.
Mendon, which shot better than 50 percent from the field and grabbed 48 team rebounds, also got two points and three rebounds from Logan Slaughter, two points, two assists and two rebounds from Elijah Klepper and two points from Logan Mathews.
“Nice league win for the guys tonight, moving us one game closer to a league title,” Hornets coach Dave Swanwick said. “Everyone saw some good minutes and played some good team basketball. I was really happy with the unselfish play tonight, which got a lot of guys into the scoring column. The guys really got after it on the boards tonight.”
DeMarco Taylor led the Bulldogs (5-9, 2-3) with 10 points, while Chase LeBarre added seven and Eli Schwartz added six. Matt Clementz registered five points, Jordan Gest finished with four, Kyle Ludwig notched three, and Jon Peckinpaugh and Tyler Sheteron each had two.
“We simply got outplayed on both ends of the court,” Centreville coach Corey Smith said. “Mendon is a good team that was clicking on all cylinders tonight. We had 17 turnovers and not many teams will win with that.”