The Montezuma-South Gray boys basketball team beat Hanover last Saturday to win the Class 1A DI State Basketball Championship by a score of 65-54. The win completed a perfect 26-0 season for the Rebels.

It was the fourth state championship the team has won under head coach Mark Applegate. Most recently, the team had won back-to-back titles in 2008 and 2007. Prior to that, the team won the state title back in 1997. This was the first year the team had gone undefeated in a state championship run. In 2008 and 2007, the team had records of 25-3 and 27-1 respectively. In 1997, the team finished 26-2 overall.