Knights found themselves down early in the opening round game against Switzerland County, as much as 15. The boys battled back within 4 points in the final minutes, but the Pacers able to hold off down the stretch with Free throws.
Knights finish in exciting fashion with a go ahead 3, from Sophmore Ethan Getz, in the final seconds of consolation game to outlast the Shiners. The Knights showed mental toughness through some controversial moments in the final quarter. The Knights were 14/17 from Free Throw line, which has been a weakness this season. The Knights were also able to add some key scoring from Senior Seth Couch (8 points) and Junior Payton Sipple (14 points). Along with this season’s leading scorers of Back Court Duo John Tedesco and Hunter Brindley combining for 28 points, the Knights were able to put together a winning combination.
Shout out to the Knights Cheer Squad, even though not bringing home the trophy, put on a Winning performance.
The Knights next game Saturday 1-14-17 at Oldenburg, JV tip at 6pm.