Fourth-seed Altamont faced off with top-seed Neoga Monday night in the National Trail Conference girls basketball tournament. Altamont pulled off the upset win, 46-30. The Altamont win was propelled by a big first quarter, locking down Neoga on their way to a 13-3 win.
Altamont improved to 12-7 with the win, and will play in the championship on Saturday against the winner of St. Anthony and Brownstown-St. Elmo. Neoga fell to 17-7 with the loss and will play in the third place game Saturday.
Altamont’s Leah Mayhaus was the game’s leading scorer with 13. EC Thies of Neoga had 10.