NORMAL -- Teutopolis' season ended with a 2nd place trophy, after falling to Byron 53-44 in the 2-A state championship game Saturday.
Byron jumped out to a 12 point lead in the 2nd quarter. The Wooden Shoes rallied back, trimming the deficit to 2 by the end of the 2nd quarter.
Byron outscored Teutopolis 7-5 in the 3rd quarter, and 23-18 in the 4th quarter to seal the victory.
Raegan Drees led the Shoes with 11 points.
Teutopolis finishes the season 32-4.