The Knights played host to the Class 3A #9 Northwestern Tigers at Mchale Gymnasium tonight and came away with a 55-37 victory thanks to an impressive defensive performance. After holding a 27-23 halftime lead, the Knights limited the Tigers to 2 3rd quarter points and pulled away in the 4th quarter to finish off the victory. Carson Barrett once again led the way for the Knights with 25 points and 7 assist. Brenner Oliver also put in an impressive performance with 12 points while guarding Northwestern standout Tayson Parker on the defensive end. The Knights improve to 3-2 on the season and are back in action next Friday and Saturday at Mchale Gymnasium against Frankfort and Rossville.
The Knights JV also came away with a great victory on the night, 42-33. Clark Obermiller, Matt Mazur, and Isaac Fields led the Knights in a great all-around team victory.