|Summit took on neighboring Madison in the first round ot the 2017 Summit Christmas Tournament. Summit started slow and fell behind 9-6 (Malcolm Sidebottom’s pair of 3-pointers). The Hilltopers pulled close at the half 2221, paced by Eric Baier’s 6 points and 5 by Jackson Tyler.
Summit opened a 5 point lead in the 3rd Quarter (37-32) and the fans began to relax a bit. The 4th quarter was all Summit as the lead grew to 52-40 with a minute thirty to go.
Notes: Sidebottom (23 points) and and Baier (12 points} were both in double digets, However, the leading scorer of the game was Madison's Andy Chirtos with 20 points. Finbar McCormick surprisingly led in rebounds with 8.