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Knights Head Into Tournament as #1 Seed

Finish out regular season undefeated

 

March 1, 2018

Sue Moen

Dishawn Gale had 11 points in the Knights 80-65 victory over Poynette on February 22.

The New Glarus Knights boys basketball team closed out their regular season on top of the Capitol South Conference, undefeated with their win against Poynette on February 22nd. The Knights, who led by just 4 points at the half, won the game 80-65.

Leading the team in scoring, with five 3-pointers and perfect from the free throw line, was Zach Feller with 23 points. Jaden Kreklow scored 21 points, including three 3-point shots, Dishawn Gale put 11 points on the board, and Connor Siegenthaler scored 10 points.

Sue Moen

The Knights will host the winner of the Belleville vs Dodgeland game on Friday, March 2, 2018.

"What this group of guys has accomplished by going 22-0 is pretty special," said Coach Travis Sysko.  "It has been incredible to see the community rally behind this team. Hopefully we can carry this momentum forward and turn it into a deep run in the WIAA tourney."

New Glarus went 10-0 in the Capitol South Conference, and 22-0 overall. The Knights are seeded #1 for the WIAA Regional Tournament and have a bye for the first week, but will host the winner of the #9 Belleville vs #8 Dodgeland winner on Friday, March 2nd, at 7:00 p.m. The winner of the March 2nd game will play on Saturday, March 3rd. The tournament bracket can be viewed at http://halftime.wiaawi.org/CustomApps/Tournaments/Brackets/HTML/2018_Basketball_Boys_Div4_Sec3_4.html.

New Glarus has been ranked #1 in Division 4 in Wisconsin by the AP for four weeks in a row (for games through 2/25/2018).

 
 

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