Mount Pulaski falls to Heyworth 58-48 in Decatur holiday tournament

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[December 31, 2016]    The Hilltoppers came up against a state-ranked team from Heyworth in the St. Teresa Team Soy Christmas Tournament on Wednesday evening. Despite only trailing 25-23 at the half, Heyworth pulled away in the second half and handed Mount Pulaski their first loss in the tournament, 58-48.


Freshman Brandon Kretzinger had a career-high 17 points in the loss, while junior Gezus Oliver tossed in 12 points.

Mount Pulaski will play Decatur LSA for third place tonight at 6 p.m.

Mount Pulaski scoring

Kretzinger 17
Oliver 12
Griesheim 6
Aylesworth 5
Taylor 8

Heyworth scoring

Scheuerman 19
Williams 12
Witten 12
Shelton 6
Eller 6
Schulz 3

[Teena Lowery]


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