FARMER CITY, Ill. -- After falling behind 12-6 at the end of the first quarter, the Knights outscored the Panthers 46-34 the rest of the way en route to a Heart of Illinois Conference win.
After going into halftime down 22-20, Blue Ridge held a 20-12 advantage to gain a 40-34 lead at the end of the third quarter.
Michael Plunk led the Knights in scoring with 18 points, with Tucker Johnson was not too far behind with 16 points. Clint O'Neal and Travys Nichols each contributed six points.
Jon Jones had four points while Will Duggins finished the game with two points.
With the win, Blue Ridge improves to 5-12 overall and 2-5 in the HOIC. The Knights will begin competing in the McLean County Tournament today.