Lynchburg-Clay's Patrick Brown is pictured during a game this season at LCHS. (HCP Photo/Stephen Forsha)
Lynchburg-Clay's Patrick Brown is pictured during a game this season at LCHS. (HCP Photo/Stephen Forsha)
The Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs went on the road and returned to Dodsonville with their second victory of the season, and their second conference win as well, by defeating the host Manchester Greyhounds, 57-39.

The Mustangs (2-4, 2-9) played a first frame where they led by seven points at its conclusion on Friday night, as they built a 9-2 lead after the opening eight minutes. In that first frame, the nine points came from two baskets by Patrick Brown, a 3-pointer from Brady Chisman and two points from Ian Waits.

The second quarter saw LCHS and their hosts each score 12 points for a halftime score of 21-14 in favor of the Mustangs.

LC’s second frame saw Noah Miller score five points, Waits sink a 3-pointer and Ray Conner and Chisman add two points each.

The Mustangs scored 19 points in the third, but Manchester was right with LCHS as they tallied 18 points in the third, with the visiting Mustangs leading 40-32 after three frames.

Scoring points in the third for LCHS were Brown with eight points (including two 3-pointers), Conner with four points, Waits with a 3-pointer and with two points apiece were Miller and Blake Marcelino.

The Mustangs broke away from the Greyhounds in the fourth with a 17-7 final frame. In the 17-point quarter for LCHS, scoring included six points from Waits (including a 3-pointer), a 3-pointer by Brown and two points each from Andrew Cumberland, Miller, Conner and Chisman.

Brown led LCHS with 15 points, while next was Waits with 14 points.

The remainder of the Mustang scoring had Miller with nine points, Conner with eight points, Chisman with seven points and with two points each were Cumberland and Marcelino.

“I’m very happy for the kids,” LCHS head coach Matt Carson said. “It was a great team win."

LC totaled 12 two-point baskets, seven 3-pointers and they were 12-of-17 from the free-throw line.

Manchester (0-6, 1-10) was led by Isaiah Scott with 13 points and Brayden Young with 10 points.

As a team, the Greyhounds totaled 12 two-point field goals, four 3-pointers and they were 3-of-8 in their free-throw shooting attempts.

Next for the Mustangs is a road non-conference game on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Western Brown.