It took Tuscola nearly seven and a half minutes to record their first field goal and by the time they finally got on the scoreboard, the route was on as Monticello cruised to a 52-29 win for third place at the annual Holiday Hoopla.
The Sages dished out 14 assists and committed just eight turnovers. They scored 30 points in the paint and turned 13 Tuscola turnovers into 16 points.
Ben Singleton recorded a double-double with ten points and 12 rebounds. Briggs Fultz and David Alexander each had eight points. Fultz grabbed eight boards while Alexander pulled down seven.
Alek Bundy added six points and six assists.
The Sages take a week off before getting back to action next Saturday at the St. Joseph-Ogden shootout where they’ll meet the top team in Class 1A, Cissna Park. Hear all the action starting at 3 pm on 95.9 FM WEZC and online at dewittdailynews.com.