Pulaski boys open regional action
with a big win
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[February 22, 2017]
The Mount Pulaski Hilltoppers (no. 4
seed) toppled Decatur Christian (no.
14 seed) Tuesday night 73-13 in the
opening round of the Class 1A
Regional hosted by Mount Pulaski.
Nate Dyer led Mount Pulaski with 18
points, all from the three-point
range and Zach Drake chipped in 13
Mount Pulaski led 19-0 after the
first quarter of play. After the
first six minutes of play, Mount
Pulaski Head Coach Ryan Diebert
rested his starters. It was the
bench for Mount Pulaski that did the
rest of the scoring and by halftime
the score was 39-4 in favor of the
Things didn’t get much better for
Decatur Christian in the second half
and at the end of the third quarter
they were buried by a score of 60-8.
Decatur Christian would finally
reach double-digits in scoring in
the final quarter, but it was the
Hilltoppers coming away with the
crushing 73-13 victory.
Mount Pulaski improves to 16-11 on
the season and will play Sangamon
Valley (no. 8 seed) at 7:30 p.m.
tonight at the Ed Butkovich
top of second column]
The winner advances to the regional
championship Friday night at 7 p.m.
Mount Pulaski 73
Decatur Christian 13