Mattoon center Samuel Bradbury scored 13 points Friday night. (Photo from Effingham tourney courtesy of Chet Piotrowski, Piotrowski Studios)

Four Green Wave players scored in double-figures Friday night, helping Mattoon post its first Apollo Conference victory in a rout over host Mt. Zion, 75-39.

Mattoon is now 1-2 in the conference. The Braves are 0-2.

The Green Wave took a 21-13 lead in the opening quarter behind five combined 3-pointers by Dalton Compton and Cam’Ron Thomas.

By halftime, Mattoon led 44-27 thanks to four-more 3s from three players. The Green Wave made 13 3-pointers overall.

Mattoon limited Mt. Zion to 12 second-half points, and only five points on free throws in the final quarter.

Thomas made four 3-pointers and added two field goals for a game-high 16 points. Sam Bradbury added 13 points on six field goals and a free throw.

Meade Johnson scored all 12 of his points in the second half as did Compton, who hit three 3-pointers in the first quarter and added two free throws in the second quarter for his 11 points.

The Green Wave next travel to face Shelbyville on Tuesday.

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MATTOON (75)

Thomas 6 0-0 16, Morton 2 3-4 9, Johnson 4 2-2 12, Carter-Smith 0 0-0 0, Middleton 0 2-2 2, Compton 3 2-2 11, Wright 2 1-2 6, Bergstrom 1 0-0 2, Yardley 0 1-2 1, Bradbury 6 1-1 13, Williams 0 0-0 0, Farmer 0 0-0 0, Faulkner 1 0-0 3, Cardwell 0 0-0 0. Totals 25 12-15 75.

3-pointers – Thomas 4, Compton 3, Morton 2, Johnson 2, Wright 1, Faulkner 1.