McCook Central Montrose Boys Advance to Region Semifinals

McCook Central Montrose beat Bon Homme 68-47 in The Region 5A Quarterfinals last night in Salem. The Fighting Cougars led from start to finish, after scoring the game’s 1st 4 points they went up 18-3 after a quarter of play and 33-12 at halftime.  The Cavaliers opened the 2nd half on a 16-8 scoring run to cut their deficit to 11. McCook Central answered back with a run of their own scoring the quarters final 11 points to regain their 20 point advantage 50-30. The Fighting Cougars ran their lead to 23 in the 4th quarter and the game went to the benches as McCook Central Montrose cruised to the victory. Will Gottlob was the night’s high scorer with 29 points teammate Cole Cheeseman added 12 and Isaac Anderson 10. Chase Kortan led Bon Homme with 14 points; The Cavaliers finish their season 6-15.The Fighting Cougars will host Tri-Valley ,who beat Wagner 62-56 Tuesday , in the region semifinals Friday night in Salem.