Monday roundup: Christian Parker scores 26 points to tie a career high in Mount Union win

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Mount Union's Christian Parker, shown here in a game against Capital on Jan. 7, scored 26 points to tie a career high in Monday's win over LaRoche.
Mount Union's Christian Parker, shown here in a game against Capital on Jan. 7, scored 26 points to tie a career high in Monday's win over LaRoche.

Christian Parker scored 26 points to tie a career high and power the Mount Union men’s basketball team past LaRoche 81-63 on Monday night.

Parker, the reigning Ohio Athletic Conference Player of the Week, finished 8 of 13 from the field and 10 of 15 from the free throw line. He also grabbed eight rebounds.

Braedon Poole shot 9 of 10 from the field and recorded a double-double of 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Purple Raiders, who improved to 14-2. He also had a game-high five steals.

Darrell Newsom scored 18 points. Ethan Stanislawski added a game-high nine assists.

Mount Union led 41-30 at halftime.

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HOBAN 73, GREEN 39 Lanae Riley scored 25 points as the undefeated Knights rolled past visiting Green.

Adrena Gordon and Emma Rasmussen added 12 points apiece for Hoban (16-0), a Division I state semifinalist last season that entered this week ranked No. 5 in Ohio’s Associated Press Poll. Gordon grabbed five rebounds.

Hoban’s Erica King had seven steals as the Knights forced 26 Green turnovers.

Jenna Slates led the Bulldogs (13-4) with 10 points, six rebounds and four steals.

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