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Lady Eagles place second in MCL

MCL Tournament
As Madison Walt goes up for a shot, teammate Gracie Pfannenstiel moves in for the rebound on January 15 during the MCL Tournament.

By Austin Cramer
The TCHS Lady Eagles basketball team participated in the MCL basketball tournament from January 14 through January 19.  The Ladies had three strong games and fell to Norton in overtime to end in second place.

During the first game, the Lady Eagles defeated Ellis 57-39 on January 15 in WaKeeney. For the first quarter, the Lady Eagles hit Ellis hard, finishing out the quarter 17-11. In the second quarter, the Lady Eagles kept a tight grip on their opponent, scoring 14 more points, and finishing the first half of the game 31-19. Coming out of half time, Ellis scored more points than Trego, but couldn’t pull ahead, ending the quarter with a score of 40-33 in favor of the Lady Eagles. The fourth-quarter put the Eagles on top.  Top scorer was Lili Shubert, allocating a total of 20 points for her team.

With this solid win, the Lady Eagles moved to the semifinal game against Smith Center on January 17.  Smith Center fell to the Eagles with a final score of 44-39.  The championship game was held on January 19, and the Ladies faced second seeded Norton.  The two teams were tightly matched with both teams having a season record of 7-1.  The two teams fought to overcome their opponent. However, the Eagles fell in overtime with a final score of 50-53.


 

 

 

 

 

 

Trego wrestlers place at Bob Kuhn Classic

Despite early forecasts of bad weather, the Trego wrestlers were able to travel to Hays for the annual Bob Kuhn Classic, which took place on January 18-19.  Several individual wrestlers placed at the tournament.

Dillon Dunn was the top placer for the team coming home with a bronze medal. Dunn pinned his first opponent, Keifer Smith of Goodland, in 40 seconds.  Dunn then pinned Tyler May of Garden City before losing by in a 2-4 decision to Garin Williams of Haysville.  Dunn finished the day winning is last two matches by decision over Gavin Nutting of Hays and Hunter Huber of Pratt.  Dunn earned his third-place medal and 18 team points.

Fellow teammate TJ Hafliger also placed at the meet. Hafliger won in a tiebreaker over Alex Corpus of Ulysses, but fell to Landon Frantz of McPherson.  Hafliger quickly recovered and pinned his next to opponents, Abraham Garcia of Hugoton and Cole Thompson of Garden City.  Continuing his winning streak, Hafliger won by a 3-2 decision over Preston Nollette of Oakley.  Brogan Klein then pinned Hafliger in his last match, and Hafliger placed fourth in the182 weight class and earned 16 team points.

Colby Burkhart, wrestling at 160, placed fifth.  Burkhart had an up and down tournament, winning by fall over Mason Murray of Goodland in just 49 seconds.  However, he lost by decision to Cooper Chard of Salina Central.  His next two matches were wins, defeating Weston Pfeifer of TMP and Zade Barker of Spring Hill.  Burkhart had his second defeat from Kreighton Meyers of Hays, but he won his final match in a 3-2 decision over Logan Erway of Larned.  Burkhart added 13 team points to the Eagles’ score.

While Tanner Sells did not place he was 2-2 in the tournament, pinning both Ashton Burrows of Hugoton and Tyler Schoenberger of Oakley.  Sells earned 5 points for the team. 
Other wrestlers attending the tournament were Parker Opat, James Opat, Toby Lowry and Eli Reling.

 

 

Eagles play in MCL tournament

MCL Tournament
Going up for a basket, Charlie Russell soars over the Plainville Cardinals on January 14 during the MCL Tournament.

By Sybil Giefer
Trego’s basketball teams competed in the MCL tournament the week of January 14. The boys finished in sixth place with a 1-2 record.

On Monday, January 14, the Eagles went up against the Plainville Cardinals. They fought hard through the first quarter but only snatched up four points as compared to Plainville’s 16. In the second quarter, however, the Eagles matched the Cardinal’s 13 points, ending the first half at Plainville’s lead of 29-17. When they came back out, Trego was ready to fight. They scored 13 points and held Plainville to seven. Nevertheless, the last quarter proved fatal; the Eagles only scored six to the Cardinal’s 15, therefore ending the game with an Eagle loss of 51-36.

The Eagles traveled to Stockton on Thursday, January 17 to face Norton.  The game was a tight race but the Eagles came out on top, 49-43.  The Eagles then came back home and played Ellis on January 19.  The Eagles fell to the Railers, 31-51.