As heard on WEZC and dewittdailynews.com, Rachael Lockmiller scored 17 points as the Monticello Lady Sages overcame a slow start and beat Mt. Pulaski 47-28 Thursday night from Mt. Pulaski Hig School.
After a slow first half for both sides where defense kept anyone from gaining any momentum, Monticello led 15-6.
In the third quarter, Zanna Myers scored all eight of her points for the night as the Lady Sages opened up a 32-12 advantage.
Marissa McPike scored nine points for the Lady Sages who improved to 4-1.
The Lady Hilltoppers were led by Skyler Hayes' 16 points.
Mt. Pulaski drops to 3-3 on the season.
The next girls basketball broadcast on 95.9 FM WEZC and at dewittdailynews.com will be next Saturday afternoon, when the Lady Sages host Decatur St. Teresa at Monticello High School.
Tune in tonight for the Monticello boys basketball home opener. The Sages host Bismarck-Henning at 7:30 pm. Hear it on 95.9 FM WEZC and online at dewittdailynews.com.
>>Central Illinois Conference Tournament Scores from Thursday:
Decatur St. Teresa 59, Central A&M 47*
Clinton 75, Shelbyville 24*
Macon Meridian 32, Warrensburg-Latham 29*
Tuscola 65, Sullivan 54*