With a nearly new basketball team this year, with many seniors graduating last year, the Mustangs are still looking for their new groove.
The Melba boys’ varsity basketball team struggled to get points on the board in the first game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 27, dropping a 45-28 decision to Notus High School.
Chris Young and Andrew Murray led Melba with eight points apiece. Triston Hylton added seven points.
Coy Jones led Melba with six rebounds, while Joaquin Alvarez had three assists.
On Friday, Melba also suffered a loss in a nonconference game at Weiser, 60-32.
Chris Young had 14 points for Melba.