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Lady Sages beat Arthur Knights 46-40

As heard on 95.9 FM WEZC the Lady Sages came back home after their loss to Urbana and came back a new team even with missing a few players winning their home game 46-40 against the Arthur Knights.


The Monticello Sages were without Janya Burger and Rennie Fultz, Burger was at a concert for Monticello and Fultz was sick. That didn't stop the Lady Sages from playing hard as Elizabeth Stiverson put on a show of defensive plays. Stiverson was stealing the ball from Knights on multiple drives. Stiverson led the team in steals with 5, Edmundson led the Lady Sages in rebounds as she was a powerhouse down low without the help of Burger and Fultz. Lexi Fisher led the Sages in points as she was 3-3 in 3-pointers, 5-6 in free throws, and had a total of 15 points. 

The Knights were led by Marissa Herschberger with a total of 12 points, followed by Emma Harris with 10 points. 


The Lady Sages improved to 2-4, while Knights became 5-6. The Knights went on to lose their 5th game in a row. Monticello broke their losing streak of three. 


Next game for Monticello is Thursday, December 13, against Warrensburg-Latham at Monticello. Tip-off is set for 7:30 pm.


Play of the Game: Edmundson was outstanding at rebounding all game long. One big play she came down powering through getting an offensive rebound then powering back up putting points up for Monticello. 

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