The Toppers held their own with the Panthers the first quarter, only
trailing 15-13, but that would be as close as it would get. The
second quarter would be all about the Panthers, who ran away with
the lead by outscoring the Toppers 20 to 6. A stunned Topper crowd
saw their boys down 35-19 at the half.
Even though Mount Pulaski held their own the second half of the
ballgame, they couldn't mount a big enough comeback. In the end
Delavan handed Mount Pulaski their first Tomahawk Conference loss of
the season with a final score of 57-42.
Jordan Luczaj led the Toppers with 11 points and Michael Lowery
The Topper record fell to 7-13 on the season.
Mount Pulaski is set to host Sangamon Valley on Tuesday night in
a makeup game from earlier this month.
As part of the homecoming celebration, homecoming attendants and
king and queen contestants were introduced during the evening.
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Underclassmen attendants were freshmen Alyssa Barger and Eli
Griesheim, sophomores Lily Pickett and Will Stewart, and juniors
Sam McCarty and Mike Lowery.
Senior attendants were Madison Haley and Derek Baunach, Marissa
Mattingly and Jordan Luczaj, Emma Stewart and Brady Thomas, and Cady
Lowery and Ridge Leinweber.
The honor of homecoming king and queen went to Jordan Luczaj and
Cady Lowery. Lowery was crowned queen by last year's homecoming
queen, Alexa Meister.
[By TEENA LOWERY]