Another Loss to the Knights for the Trojans

The Atlantic Trojans faced off against the Kuemper Knights for the second time, losing by just one point.

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Another Loss to the Knights for the Trojans

STAND YOUR GROUND - Senior Logan Reilly plays defense during the Glenwood game. Reilly has been a consistent varsity starter for the 2018-19 season.

STAND YOUR GROUND - Senior Logan Reilly plays defense during the Glenwood game. Reilly has been a consistent varsity starter for the 2018-19 season.

STAND YOUR GROUND - Senior Logan Reilly plays defense during the Glenwood game. Reilly has been a consistent varsity starter for the 2018-19 season.

STAND YOUR GROUND - Senior Logan Reilly plays defense during the Glenwood game. Reilly has been a consistent varsity starter for the 2018-19 season.

Makynzie Steffens, Staff Writer

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The Trojan boys traveled to Carroll to face the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Throughout the entirety of the game, both teams were head to head on the scoreboard.

At the end of the first quarter, the Trojans were leading with a score of 8-7. Senior Chase Mullenix had the first basket of the game, earning two points for the Trojans.

Two minutes into the second quarter, the Trojans were up 13-11. After that, the constant battle for the ball began, and at halftime, Kuemper was in the lead, 25-21. After a quick recap with the coaches during halftime, the teams were back on the court.

Kuemper opened the third quarter with a 10-4 run and led 35-25 just minutes into the quarter. Sophomore Skyler Handlos drained a three-pointer to put the Trojans behind by only six points with 3:32 left in the quarter.

As the fourth and final quarter began, Kuemper led with a score of 50-47. With only 19.1 seconds left, Atlantic took the lead but lost it when Kuemper hit the last shot of the game, winning 52-51.

The Trojans’ leading scorer was junior Tyler Moen with 16 points, followed by Handlos with 14.

Traveling to Clarinda, the Trojans faced off against the Cardinals in a rescheduled game on Thursday, Jan. 17, winning with a score of 62-49.

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