Ackerman’s big night leads Winnebago past Byron

Published: Feb. 11, 2021 at 11:36 PM CST
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WINNEBAGO, Ill. (WIFR) - After picking up its first win of the season at Rock Falls on Monday, Winnebago took care of business at home against Byron on Wednesday, winning 63-46.

The Indians were led by senior Ethan Ackerman, who finished with a game-high 31.

Byron led by one after the first quarter, however, Ackerman took that personally and went on an 8-0 run by himself to open the second. That run was extended to 13 points thanks to a Ray Maurchie three.

Bago took a 31-18 lead into the locker room and put it in cruise control in the second half. Larson Garrigan led the team with eight assists as the Indians moved to 2-2 overall and 2-0 in the Big Northern Conference.

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