Men's BBall Win 88-56 at Tohono O'odham

Ramon Franklin scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half at Tohono O'odham Saturday night. (Photo by Aaron Webster)
Ramon Franklin scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half at Tohono O'odham Saturday night. (Photo by Aaron Webster)

Sells, AZ - The Mesa Thunderbirds defeated the Tohono O'odhman Jegos Saturday night, 88-56.

Sindou Diallo led the T-Birds in points with 21, one of five T-Birds to score in double-figures.  Ramon Franklin scored 18 points, Adonis Arms had 16 points, Antwan Ross-Jones had 14 points and Mikel Byers had 10 points.

It was a close game in the first half, with Mesa only holding a three-point lead at halftime, 40-37.  But it was all Mesa in the final 20 minutes, outscoring the Jegos 48-19.

Mesa moves to an 11-11 overall record and 9-6 ACCAC record.  Mesa will be at home on Wednesday against Chandler-Gilbert, a 7:30 pm tip, then they will play at Central Arizona on Saturday afternoon at 4 pm.

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