By: John Raffel
Merrill edges Montabella in overtime
It was an extremely exciting boys game on Thursday at Montabella with Merrill pulling out a 52-50 win in overtime over the host team.
It was 16-5, Merrill, after the first quarter and 30-15 at halftime. Montabella outscored Merrill 15-6 in the third quarter and 18-10 in the fourth. Merrill held a 6-4 edge in overtime. Merrill outrebounded Montabella 36-11 but had 11 turnovers and shot only 19-of-61 from the floor and 8-of-23 from the free-throw line. Montabella shot 18-of-43 from the floor.
Logan Heath had 18 points for Merrill and nine rebounds.