Last game of regular season high school football played Friday. Monticello traveled to St. Joseph-Ogden to see if they go undefeated. The Spartans showed some promise putting a fight against the Sages early on, but it wouldn't be enough. The Sages would go on to add at least a touchdown in each quarter putting the final score 50-7 in favor of the Sages.
The Sages stuck to the ground most game as they would run for a total around 208 rushing with both Alek Bundy and Braden Snyder totaling 88 yards each. Bundy would score on three of this runs and Snyder on a QB keeper.
Passing would also be a contributing factor for the Sages as Snyder threw 9-14 for about 150 yards and two touchdowns. One touchdown going to Devin Graham for 15 and another to Alek Bundy on a swing pass.
Spartans pushed running the ball but never broke free from Monticello's defense. First play of the game Dwight Colvin ran a power run for 63 yards but turned the ball over two plays later starting the continuous scoring of Monticello. Colvin ran for a total of 123 yards, with Jarrett Stevenson and Keenan Swanson helping put a total 198 yards for the team.
Crayton Burnett for the Spartans struggled in the pocket putting up 59 yards passing and only 6-11 with one interception, returned for a touchdown.
Monticello and St. Joseph-Ogden now get ready for the playoffs and could be playing each other again next week in the first round. Playoff bracket will release at a later date.