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Posted 1/03/13 (Thu)
Trojans runners up
BY TIM HANSON
The Turtle Lake-Mercer Mc-Clusky Trojans placed second in the Mandan Holiday Tournament held at Mandan High School the past week.
The Shiloh Christian Sky-hawks defeated the Trojans in the championship game 63-57
Nathan Rauhauser, Kevin Klemisch and Adam Peltier were placed on the All Tour-nament team. Other team mem-bers are Donovan Lambert and Walter Bearstail from Shiloh Christian; Taylor Krenz and Zack Schmidt from Flasher; Dustin Iverson and Dylan Boyer from Grant County; and Stephen Kristy from Hettinger/Scranton.
The Trojans started out the tournament by defeating the Flasher Bulldogs 72-59.
Adam Peltier was the leading scorer with 27 point and Nathan Rauhauser following up with 25 points and 14 rebounds for a double-double. Kevin Klemisch was also in double figures with 15 points.
Taylor Krenz was the top point-getter for the Bulldogs with 17.
The game started out with each team scoring a triple and a deuce to tie the game at 5.
Nathan Rauhauser and Ke-vin Klemisch then each scored a couple of buckets from close range to make the score 13-5 Trojans.
A 9-2 run for the Trojans near the end of the first quarter put the Trojans up 24-12. The first quarter ended with the Trojans in front, 26-14.
Triples from Zack Schmidt and Taylor Krenz cut the Trojans’ lead to 26-20 to start the second quarter. Peltier answered with a couple of his own triples to put the Trojans up 37-27 at the 3:26 mark. The Trojans led at the half-time break 47-36.
The Bulldogs outscored the Trojans in the third quarter 13-10. Rauhauser scored eight of his 25 points in the third quarter. The Trojans led at the end of three: 57-49.