The TMP boys used a 13-0 first have run to grab a 10 point lead midway through the second quarter and never looked back winning their 4th game of the year 52-35 over Riley County at the Hillsboro Trojan Classic.. Jordan Gottschalk and Cameron Fouts lead TMP in scoring with 12 points apiece. The Monarchs will be back in action on Saturday afternoon in the 5th Place game set to tiopoff at 1pm and will play the winner of Goodland and Hillsboro who play on Friday evening.
GIRLS: Holcomb 57 TMP 9
40 turnovers, poor shooting and a good opponent sent the TMP Lady Monarchs reeling to one of their worst losses in recent memory. TMP led 3-2 early in the contest and Holcomb finished the 1st Half on a 23-2 run. TMP pulled to within 18 points within the first 30 seconds of the 3rd quarter and wouldn’t score again until there was less then a minute to go in the game. Samantha Younie led TMP with 3 points who drop to 1-10 on the season and will face the loser of Goodland and Riley County in the 7th Place game at the Hillsboro Trojan Classic. The Lady Monarchs will tip Saturday Morning at 11:30.