Knights open season with victory

Knights open season with victory

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Knights open season with victory

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Lourdes Academy opened the season in fine fashion, kncoking off Montello 70-55 in a Trailways North boys basketball game on Tuesday night at The Castle.

Kyle Hellman knocked down three 3-pointers in the second quarter when the Knights outscored the Hilltoppers 19-8 to take a 35-20 halftime lead. Dylan Sommerfeld had 14 of his team-high 20 points in the first half as well.

Lourdes played even with Montello in the second half and went 19-of-28 from the free-throw line to preserve the win.

Hellman and Noone each scored 14 points in the balanced Knights’ attack, while Josh Kalmus finished with 12.

Robert Kendall poured in a game-high 29 points to lead Montello.

Montello…12 8 15 20 — 55

Lourdes…16 19 13 22 — 70

Montello: Klapper 16, Daniels 6, Kendall 29, Stoeglowauer 2, Chaufee 2. 3-pointers: 5 (Klapper 2, Daniels, Kendall 2). FTs: 8-13. Total fouls: 22. Fouled out: Stoeglowauer, Schaeffer.

Lourdes Academy: Kalmus 12, Brooks 4, Seibold 6, Hellman 14, Noone 14, Sommerfeld 20. 3-pointers: 5 (Hellman 3, Noone 2). FTs: 19-28. Fouled out: 14.

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