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McKala Lawler scored 20 points leading Troy Buchanan High to a 42-39 win over St. Dominic in the semifinals of the Troy Pepsi Cola Girls Invitational Tournaments. A majority of her points came in the second half. The game was still in doubt late in the game but Troy’s Haley Meyer hit some key throws in the final seconds. In girls’ basketball, Troy Buchanan opened the season with a home
A young inexperienced Winfield Warrior squad has faced two early-season tests and came up short both games. In their season opener, they lost 67-62 to Battle High out of Columbia on the road. Then, they lost 77-52 to University City in the first round of the Tip Off Classic in Winfield. In that game, senior David Bauer scored 26 points including his 1,000th point in his career. He also scored
Despite getting off to a 0-3 start and the rash of injuries which has shelved three players, Troy Buchanan High School Coach Ryan Meyers didn’t cite those as excuses. “We have had the same pattern in all three games,” said Coach Meyers “We have gotten off to good starts in each game but haven’t been able to put four quarters of quality play together. We have lost large leads to
“We didn’t value the possession of the basketball.” That is how Elsberry Indians Head Coach Ryan Parker explained a 50 turnover night against a team in Hazelwood East that according to him, his team should have and could have beaten. “We probably are 20 points better than them if we just limit our turnovers to half of what we had last night,” said Parker. The opening game of the Peoples
The Winfield Warriors wrestling team opened the season with a Quad at University City. They went 2-1 on the evening losing to Desmet 36-48, and then defeated Maplewood-Richmond Heights (50-12) and University City (48-27). Three match winners on the night for Winfield were: Tyler Moon, Kai Rogers, Brendan Politte, Tayler Nicholson and Brandon Clark. Going two and one on the evening were: Ryan Johnson, Eric Nevels and Logan Thomas.
It was quite an opening night for the Elsberry Lady Indians on Nov. 26, as they took it to the paint against the Winfield Lady Warriors for a 67-46 victory. “I think our girls had some really strong moments,” said Lady Indians Assistant Coach Judy Gomel. “There were times they played weak or not up to their true potential, but obviously they played stronger than weaker, because they still got
An exciting week of basketball is on tap at Troy Buchanan High this week with both girls and boys’ game being played. The 43rd Annual Peoples Bank and Trust Boys Invitational will be held. This is the first round pairings: Monday Dec. 2 5:30 p.m. -Columbia Hickman (1) vs. Wentzville Holt (8); Troy Buchanan (4) vs. Westminster (5), 7 p.m. (These games will be played in Troy). Hazelwood East (3)
David Thompson (center), president of Peoples Bank and Trust, presents the sponsor check for the Peoples Bank Invitational Tournament to Ryan Meyers (left), head coach of the Troy Buchanan High Trojans. Looking on is Jason Smith, activities director at Troy Buchanan. The tournament will be held this week at the TBHS gym and features eight area teams.
Concerns over lack of experience and rebounding came reality for the Troy Buchanan High Trojans in their opening season 67-59 loss to Marquette Tuesday night. Troy was led by Ryan Cockrell with 16 points followed by Adam Mennemeyer with 15 and JD Powell chipped in with 11 points. Marquette was led by Brooks Gerrity with 22 points followed by Sean McCracken (21) and Jack Matzen (13). The Trojans jumped out