Pella boys knock off Knoxville

From left to right are Treyton Sturgeon, Logan Shetterly and John Oltman. (photo by Steve Woodhouse)

The Pella High varsity boys’ basketball team defeated the Knoxville Panthers 77-47 on Jan. 21.

Knoxville was keeping pace with the Dutch until the third quarter. After leading Knoxville 35-28 at halftime, the Dutch offense exploded in the third with 24 additional points to Knoxville’s nine. With a 59-37 lead going into the fourth, the Dutch tacked on another 18.

Treyton Sturgeon had 16 points, seven rebounds, an assist, four steals and two blocks for the Dutch. Nelson Grant had 13 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Logan Shetterly, Karl Miller, Josh Warner and Eldon Parker each had nine points and John Oltman had eight.

Knoxville stats for this game were unavailable at the time of the original post.