Mt. Vernon’s girls basketball team beat DuQuoin 58-11 Monday night in the opening round of the Carbondale tournament.
Hannah Owens led the Lady Rams with 21 points. Aaliyah Palmer joined her in double figures with 10. Claire Ryan added eight, and Kelby Kujawa finished with seven.
The Lady Rams held DuQuoin scoreless in the opening quarter, taking a 16-0 lead.
“It was nice to play well and be sharp and take care of business,” Mt. Vernon coach Jeff Lonnon said.
The Lady Rams are 15-3 this season and play at 7:30 p.m. Friday against Collinsville.