The Hilltoppers had to come from behind to pull
out the victory as Midwest Central had a comfortable
31-17 lead at the half and led by as much as 36-18
in the third quarter.
Senior Lukas Aylesworth kicked it into high gear at
this point and his 13 points in the second half
ignited the Hilltoppers.
By the end of the third quarter the Hilltoppers had
narrowed the gap to 38-33.
A stellar fourth quarter performance from the
Hilltoppers shut down the Raiders and allowed Mount
Pulaski to pull out one of their most exciting wins
of the season, 45-41 the final.
Lukas Aylesworth led Mount Pulaski with 19 points.
The Hilltoppers improved to 9-7 after starting the
season with a 1-4 record.
Mount Pulaski scoring
Midwest Central scoring