Princess Margaret Mustangs, Will Casmir-Eneas looks for an opening between Penticton Sencodary School Lakers defenders during the annual Cross Town match Friday. Mark Brett/Western News

Lakers collect Cross Town victory

Lakers win second Cross Town match in a row

The Pen High Lakers dug in their heels and turned in a stellar second half performance to stop the Princess Margaret Mustangs 67-45 in the annual Cross Town challenge senior boys basketball game Friday at Maggie.

This was the second win in a row for the Lakers in the annual game after losing the first two matches of the series.

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Last year they came out on the long end of a 79-39 score.

In Friday’s match both teams were evenly matched with the lead going back and forth.

In the third the Lakers began to pull away and didn’t look back in the final quarter.

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