January 8, 2014

Mandan Tournament

BY TIM HANSON

The Trojans placed fifth at the Mandan Tournament, held at the Mandan High School over the Christmas break.

Hunter Jacobs was chosen for the All-Tournament Team. Other members of the All-Tournament team were Taylor Krenz and Zack Schmidt from Flasher; Andrew Hulm and Spenser Rebel from New Salem/Almont; Zach Martin and An-drew Hartman from Shiloh Christian; Jamison Roehl from Grant County; and Hayden Sa-dowsky from Hettinger/Scranton and Christian Thompson from Wilton/Wing.

The Trojans lost to Shiloh Christian 60-50 in the tournament opener.

The Trojans held a slight lead early with all five starters scoring and led 9-6 at the 1:28

Mar, but triples from Andrew Hartman and Jace Ritzke put the Skyhawks up12-9.

Hunter Jacobs answered with a base line jumper to make it 12-11. The Skyhawks answered with deuce from Josh Wood to end the first quarter with the Skyhawks in front 14-11.

The second quarter saw the Trojans having trouble in the scoring department as they missed a half dozen easy shots.

Trevor Boehm scored six of his game-high sixteen points but the Trojans trailed at the half-time break, 36-23.

The Trojans scoring troubles carried into the third quarter as they were outscored by the Skyhawks 10-6 and trailed 46-29 after three.


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