The Monticello Magic topped the Tech Tigers 63-55 Saturday night in Monticello. The Tigers fall to 0-2 on the season, while the Magic improve to 2-1.

Monticello led for essentially the entire game, including 30-14 midway through the first half, but the Tigers made a run toward the end of the half.

The Magic led 34-24 at halftime, but the Tigers made a run late in the game, trailing 52-49 with under two minutes left in regulation.

The Tigers were led by Jake Mussman, who scored 21 points in the loss.

Tech hosts Sauk Rapids-Rice Tuesday night at 7:30.