As heard on 95.9 FM WEZC, the Monticello Sages defeated the Shelbyville Rams, 42-8 in Monticello on Senior Night. Parker Trice was your 1st State Bank Player of the game. The senior QB led the Sages with 13 carries for 67 Yards and 2 touchdowns. He was also 5/8 through the air for 67 and a TD. Senior tailback Ryan Donahue had 23 carries for 175 yards, a TD and 3 catches for 40 yards, adding a 24-yard touchdown reception. Shelbyville's QB Tucker Schwengel had 16 carries 62 yards.
With the win, the Sages clinch themselves a playoff spot, and improve to 6-2, and 3-1 in the Okaw Valley Black Conference.
Shelbyville still has a chance at the playoffs, with a 5-3 record. Shelbyville will host Tolono Unity next Friday and the Sages will take on Decatur St. Teresa in Decatur next week.