St. John Neumann defeats Phil-Mont to Advance

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

The St. John Neumann boys basketball team rallied in the 4th quarter of Tuesday night's state playoff game to beat Phil-Mont Christian, and advance into the quarterfinals. St. John Neumann tied up the game at 47, with 40 seconds remaining in the game.  Then with just under 30 seconds to go, Knights senior forward, Alize Johnson, came up with the steal and set up his teammate Richard Allen for the go-ahead basket. St. John Neumann took the lead and never looked back, going on to win it, 51-48. Now 29-0 on the season, the Knights are eying up a possible state championship.