Knights Win Over Prairie du Chien, Lose to Darlington
February 25, 2021
The New Glarus Knights, who were seeded #2 for the WIAA D3 tournament, hosted #6 seeded Prairie du Chien on February 19th. Prairie du Chien had beaten #3 Lancaster to advance. New Glarus held a 27-23 lead over PDC at the halftime break. The Knights won the game, 54-38.
During the game, Mason Martinson became the fourth boys basketball player in New Glarus High School history to score his 1,000th career point. The others include Larry Retrum (1995), Jaden Kreklow (2018) and Zach Feller (2018).
Martinson led the Knights with 12 points, while Dain Walter and Carter Siegenthaler scored 8 points each, and Nathan Streiff put 7 points on the board.
With the win against Prairie du Chien, the Knights advanced to round three in the tournament on Saturday, February 20th, at #1 seeded Darlington. Trailing by 8 at the half, the Knights were outscored 55-35 in the second half, and lost the game. The final score was Darlington 94, New Glarus 66.
Mason Martinson led the way with 16 points, while Darris Schuett scored 11 points, including three 3-pointers, and Dain Walter and Nathan Streiff each scored 10 points.