Monticello managed just one field goal in the third quarter as St. Joseph-Ogden stretched a six-point halftime lead to 42-22 to break down the streaking Lady Sages, 51-27 Tuesday night in girls basketball regional semifinal action from Unity High School.
Bree Trimble scored 10 of her game-high 22 points in the third quarter as the Lady Spartans turned up the defensive intensity and execution on offense after allowing Monticello to hang around most of the first half, outscoring the Lady Sages 18-4 in the third quarter.
Hannah Dukeman added 11 points for St. Joe who was without senior guard Peyton Crowe due to illness.
No one scored in double-figures for Monticello but Jayna Burger led the way with seven points, Renni Fultz added six points and Cloe Clark chipped in with five points.
Monticello ends their season 10-17.