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Knights Victorious Over Ponies


November 30, 2017

Sue Moen

Zach Feller (3) goes up for a basket. Feller scored 31 points, leading the Knights in their win over the Monticello Ponies.

he Monticello Ponies boys basketball team hosted the New Glarus Knights on Saturday, November 25th. The Knights won, 79-28.

The game started out with both teams scoring fairly evenly, and the Ponies had a lead over the Knights. Then the Knights went on a 40-10 run to make the score at halftime 49-20.

During the second half, both teams subbed players in and out liberally and the Knights outscored the Ponies 30-8.

Sue Moen

Jeffery Ace (2) and Reece Rufer (23) were the high scorers for Monticello in Saturday's game against New Glarus.

"I was pleased with our defensive effort today," said New Glarus Coach Travis Sysko.  "I thought we did a good job of pressuring the ball and creating some offensive opportunities off of turnovers."

Zach Feller led the Knights with 31 points, two assists and seven steals, Connor Siegenthaler scored 11 points and had three assists and two steals, and Trevor Gassman scored 9 points and had six steals and two assists.

Jeffery Ace was the top scorer for the Ponies, with 9 points. He also had two steals and four rebounds. Reece Rufer scored 7 points and had one block, two steals and five rebounds. Travis McCoy scored 5 points and had one assist. Jon Errthum had six rebounds while Andrew Eyler had four.

The Knights played at Columbus on November 28th and play at Monroe on December 5th. the Ponies played at Parkview on November 27th and will travel to Benton on November 30th.


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