Nekoosa boys outscore Montello in second half for win
For the City Times
MONTELLO – Nekoosa boys basketball played a non-conference game at Montello on Jan. 3, outscoring the Hilltoppers in the second half to take the win.
Early in the game, Nekoosa jumped to a 9-2 lead. Montello came back and kept it close the rest of the half with Nekoosa up 33-32 at the break. Nekoosa outscored Montello 40-16 in the second half to win 73-48.
Nekoosa lead scorers were Jace Lobner, with 17; John Barten, with 14; Aaron Merrit, with 13; and Damek Walker had 12.
Montello lead scorer was Hunter Jones, with 15
Nekoosa moves to 2-4 overall, 0-1 in conference.
Nekoosa’s next game is Jan. 7 at Necedah.