Jaxson Nelson scored 12 of his 20 points in a frantic fourth quarter for Maroa-Forsyth, but the Trojans comeback bid fell short against Mt. Pulaski as the Hilltoppers held on for a 63-61 win Wednesday night from the Decatur St. Teresa Holiday tournament.
Trailing 49-38 after the third quarter, Maroa-Forsyth outscored Mt. Pulaski 23-14 in the fourth quarter.
Daanish Mahmood led the Trojans with 22 points.
Lucas Aylesworth scored 18 of his game high 25 points in the second half while Eli Griesheim added 13 points and Peyton Taylor chipped in with 12 points.
St. T topped Sullivan 48-35 and Heyworth downed Blue Ridge 79-33 in the holiday tournament.