Mount Pulaski Junior High boys fall to Johns Hill in sectionals

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[February 10, 2017]  The Mount Pulaski Bruins 8th grade team lost to Decatur Johns Hill in the Assumption Sectional Thursday night by a score of 44-26.



Mount Pulaski trailed 26-4 at the half and just could not come back from such a huge deficit, despite playing well in the second half.

According to Coach Doug Martin, the Bruins had trouble handling Johns Hill’s press in the first half. Martin also noted that Johns Hill is an excellent shooting and defensive team.

For Mount Pulaski Lane Murphy led the scoring with 9 points and Drew Martin had 8 points and pulled down 20 rebounds.

Decatur Johns Hill advances to the Class 2A IESA Boys Basketball State Finals that begin Saturday in Mount Pulaski.

Mount Pulaski 26

Murphy 9
Martin 8
Lawson 4
Davis 3
Cooper 2

Johns Hill 44

Walker 20
Phillips 8
Spannans 7
Anderson 5
Bartley 4

[Teena Lowery]


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