New lineup for Sullivan's Trojans with four seniors
Thursday, November 22, 2012 2:05 AM
It will be a whole new look for the Turkey Valley boys basketball team - from the players all the way to their jerseys - this season when the Trojans take to the court.
Seniors for the Trojans this year are, from left - Jacob Hackman, Dalton Hackman and Franz Ejskjaer. Absent was Nic Schaufenbuel. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
The Trojans return just one returning letter winner and 1.9 points per game from last year.
However, with a talented bench and lots of enthusiasm, second-year Head Coach Chris Sullivan is excited to get the season started. Assisting him is Timothy Kruckman.
The Trojans of 2011-12 put together yet another solid season. They finished 13-3 in the conference, good for second overall. They received a bye in the first round of tournament play, then faced Edgewood-Colesburg, winning 60-45. In the semifinals they defeated Starmont 53-35. Battling North-Linn in the finals, the Trojans had a chance to move on; however in the end, it was the Lynx that won, 47-38. With the loss, the Trojans ended the year 17-7.
For the season, the Trojans shot 38.8 percent from the field and averaged 51.6 points per game. The defense allowed 1,046 points for 43.6 points a game. Turkey Valley pulled down 31.6 rebounds a game. In addition, they had 340 assists, 327 steals and 65 blocks.
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