Boys win thriller at shootout

Mindy Carls
Orion’s Tanner Williams goes up for two points in the game with Metro-East Lutheran on Saturday, Jan. 9, in the Kesslers Shootout at Tolono Unity.

Orion posted 13 points to wrap up a 76-72 overtime win over Metro-East Lutheran of Edwardsville at the Kesslers Shootout on Saturday, Jan. 9.

Tolono Unity hosted the day’s action.

The first quarter featured all the scoring fans could want, with the Knights clinging to a 21-20 lead over the Chargers at the buzzer.

Orion’s Tanner Williams, who would be named Player of the Game, scored seven of his 25 points in the quarter.

For additional details, see the Jan. 15 issue of the Orion Gazette.