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BOURBON â€” The Lady Trojans wanted to send their seniors out in style against Jimtown Saturday night.
Triton took care of business as they dominated the Lady Jimmies 74-16 on Senior Night at the Trojan Trench Saturday night.
The win keeps the Trojans perfect in the Northern State Conference, while the Jimmies remain winless in conference play.
â€śOur girls were on top of their game tonight,â€ť said Triton coach Adam Heckaman. â€śThey wanted to make sure seniors Shana Anderson and Breanna Lemler went out in grand style, and they did a good job of that.â€ť
The two seniors turned it up on the defensive end of the floor, combining for 10 of the teamâ€™s 18 steals on the night.
The Trojans started the game on a 19-2 run with junior Taylor Hatfield scoring eight of her 23 in the quarter. They led 19-6 at the end of the first.
Both teams were sluggish to start off the second quarter with neither team scoring until the 3:42 mark. From there, Triton took off and closed out the quarter on a 16-2 run, leading 35-8 at the half.
The second half was more of the same, as every Lady Trojan scored in the game. They outscored Jimtown 39-8 in the second half on their way to the win and at least a share of the NSC championship.
â€śThis was obviously an important game. We talked about it before â€” we win tonight, we get at least a share of the conference championship,â€ť said Heckaman. â€śObviously our goal is to win it outright. We still have to take care of business next week against LaVille. We are taking one step at a time. We did what we needed to tonight.â€ť
The Lady Trojans are now 15-5 and a perfect 6-0 in the NSC and will try to win the conference outright on Feb. 1 at LaVille at 7:30 p.m. Jimtown is now 4-14 and 0-6 in the NSC.
â€˘ TRITON 74, JIMTOWN 16
Score by quarters
Triton: 19 35 53 74
Jimtown: 6 8 13 16
TRITON (74): Taylor Hatfield 23, Kylie Mason 20, Shana Anderson 14, Breanna Lemler 7, Allie Kann 2, Krystal Sellers 2, Becca Kennedy 2, Mallorie Jennings 2, Jaela Meister 2; Totals: 23 16-22 74.
JIMTOWN (16): Alli Brothers 6, Lindsey Stose 3, Maddi Beadles 3, Tori Henkler 2, Ally Vicsik 2, Rachel Miller 0, Shawntel James 0, Joy Moore 0, Mykayla Hurtekant 0, Logan Trosper 0; Totals: 5 6-11 16.
3-pointers: Triton 12 (Mason 6, Hatfield 5) Jimtown 0; Rebounds: Triton 37 (Sellers 8, Mason 7, Lemler 6, Jennings 4, Anderson 4) Jimtown 30 (Henkler 7, Vicsik 5, Stose 4, Brothers 4); Assists: Triton 18 (Hatfield 3, Lemler 3, Mason 3, Anderson 3) Jimtown 5 (Moore 2); Steals: Triton 18 (Lemler 6, Anderson 4, Jennings 2, Hatfield 2) Jimtown 5 (James 2, Vicsik 2); Turnovers: Triton 8 Jimtown 24; Fouls (fouled out): Triton 10 (none) Jimtown 17 (none).
Records: Triton 15-5 (6-0 NSC), Jimtown 4-14 (0-6 NSC).