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Late dash puts Ponies in first
Times photo: Adam Krebs Monticellos Brandon Holz goes up for a shot over Barnevelds Logan Johnson (24) and Josh Slaney (4) in the Ponies 43-40 win Thursday night. Holz finished with 13 points. Order photo
MONTICELLO - Monticello boys basketball head coach Brad Pickett knew his team had one thing to do on Thursday night - win. The Ponies and Barneveld were tied atop the Six Rivers East."To sweep Barneveld is big - they are the class act of our conference," Pickett said.After trailing by as many as eight points in the fourth quarter, the Ponies clamped down on defense and scored the final nine points to win 43-40 and pull off a rare season sweep of the Golden Eagles.