Knoch Sports Report - 1/20

The Knights defeated Freeport Wednesday night, 79-63. Ryan Lang led all scorers with 33 points while Zach McMillen and Tyler Buterbaugh each bucketed 13 points in the win. McMillen and Buterbaugh controlled the boards for the Knights with Buterbaugh recording 15 rebounds and McMillen pulling down 9 rebounds. The Knights will host Mars on Thursday and will travel to Deer Lakes on Friday.
The Lady Knights held Freeport without a score in their half court offense until 3 minutes to go in the 3rd quarter. Playing intense defense to start the game, the Knights opened the game with a 21-7 lead after the 1st quarter and a 39-12 lead at halftime. They extended their lead to 51-19 and went on to defeat Freeport 54-27. Leading the Knights in double-figure scoring were Nina Shaw with 11 points and Megan Vasas with 12 points. This was a key section win for the Knights, winning at Freeport for the first time since 2014. The JV team also defeated Freeport 48-25 behind a strong defensive effort and the scoring of Naturelle Ewing with 12 points and Paige Rodgers with 13 points. Both teams remain undefeated on the season. The Knights travel to Deer Lakes on Thursday night.
Way to go, Knoch!