SHELBY–A 25-point burst before the half by Mason County Central propelled the Spartans to a 50-24 victory over the Shelby Tigers on Tuesday.

Both teams were slow out of the gate as the Spartans led after the first quarter, 9-3. Mason County Central pulled away in the second quarter increasing the lead to a score of 34-8 at halftime. They never looked back with a 50-13 lead at the end of the third quarter.

Mallory Miller led Mason County Central with 13 points.

The Tigers were led in scoring by Aubrey Klotz with 10 points. Biloxi Lee had 14 rebounds.

Shelby (5-5, 4-2) hosts White Cloud next Monday.

Mason County Central (7-1, 3-1) hosts Hesperia on Friday.