Cam’Ron Thomas made three 3-pointers and scored 11 points in a 31-5 opening quarter that enabled Mattoon to cruise past Shelbyville, 73-41, in a boys basketball game on Wednesday night.

Thomas made two more 3s to finish with 18 points.

Sam Bradbury scored six of his 12 points in the first quarter.

The Green Wave made five 3s in the quarter, and had 11 overall.

Dalton Compton scored 11 of his 16 points in a third quarter in which the Green Wave outscored the Lakers, 23-13, to go ahead 61-33 entering the final quarter.

Mattoon, now 4-4, plays host to Taylorville on Friday night.

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MATTOON (73)

Thomas 6 1-2 18, Morton 3 0-0 8, Johnson 4 2-2 10, Carter-Smith 0 0-0 0, Middleton 0 0-2 0, Compton 5 4-4 16, Wright 1 0-0 3, Faulkner 1 0-0 3, Yardley 1 1-1 3, Bradbury 6 0-0 12 . Totals 27 8-11 73.

3-pointers – Thomas 5, Morton 2, Compton 2, Wright 1, Faulker 1