Montesano uses big 3rd quarter to knockout Elma

Montesano, WA – The Montesano Bulldogs got a home District 4 Tournament match-up with their rival Elma and dominated the third quarter on their way to the win.

The Bulldogs knocked the Eagles out of the tournament with the 71-43 victory and will now take on King’s Way Christian in another loser-out match-up on Thursday in Castle Rock.

The first quarter was a tight one with Monte coming out on top 17-15 as both offenses look poised for good nights.

But after that the Bulldog defense kept Elma at bay as their scoring continued.

They outscored the Eagles 17-10 in the second and the score was 34-25 at the half.

Out of the break, the Bulldogs found their rhythm on offense and their defense was stifling.

Montesano outscored Elma 25-8 in the third to take a big 59-33 lead into the fourth.

The last period featured multiple reserves for both teams as Monte cruised to the 71-43 win.

Carter Olsen was our Player of the Game as he led all scorers with 20 points, scoring all but two of them in the second and third quarters.

He also added five steals on defense.

Elma was led by Brady Johnston who had 12 points.

Catch some highlights and Olsen’s post game interview below.