From the tip-off to the first 11 points scored in the quarter one, the Knights had the hot hand. After that, the thermostat dropped a little; the Knights with good defense and a nice tempo offense with an efficient use of the fastbreak lead at halftime with a score of 33–27.
After the intermission, the Knights knew Gila Ridge wasn’t going to back down and made the game back and forth throughout the third quarter. The Knights were able to pull away during the fourth quarter and walk away that night victorious with the score of 66–53. Next Tuesday, Jan. 22, Knights play Peoria High School in the New Gym, JV at 4 and Varsity at 5:30.