The Knoch boys’ basketball team beat section foe Freeport at home Tuesday night by a final of 54-38.
The Knights jumped out to a 17-5 first quarter lead, and led at halftime 31-14. However, Freeport did not go away, as senior Josh Beale scored 19 second half points. Beale recently eclipsed the 1,000 career points, and finished the game with 31 points.
Leading Knoch offensively were Austin Hannes with 15, Jackson McKee with 11, and Mac Christy with 10. With the win, Knoch improves to 7-5 overall (4-3 in Section 1) and Freeport drops to 6-8 (1-6 in Section 1).
The Knights will be back in action Friday night when they travel to Hampton for another section game. You can hear the game with Scott Briggs starting at 7:20pm on WISR 680AM and on wisr680.com.