The TMP-Marian Monarchs earned a doubleheader sweep of Trego on Tuesday at Al Billinger Fieldhouse in Hays.
Girls: TMP 44, Trego 43
Jillian Lowe’s three-pointer as time expired lifted the TMP-Marian girls to their fourth straight win as they rallied to beat the Trego Golden Eagles 44-43.
Rose McFarland Postgame
After Trego jumped out to a 2-0 lead the start the game the TMP duo of Emily Schippers and Emilee Lane led the Monarchs on a 9-2 run to give the Monarchs a 9-4 lead with just over two minutes to play in the first quarter.
Trego ended the first quarter and began the second quarter on a 9-2 run to take a 13-11 lead. After Adell Riedel tied the game at 13 Gracie Pfannenstiel hit her second first-half three to take a 16-13 lead with 3:55 to play in the first-half.
After taking the lead in the first-half the Golden Eagle built an eight-point third quarter lead and they led by seven at 41-34 with just over four minutes to play.
But the Monarchs outscored Trego 7-2 with the Lowe three pointer lifting TMP to the one-point win.
The Monarchs had two players score in double-figures led by the 12 of Emily Schippers and Jillian Lowe finished with 11.
Libby Frost led all scorers with 19 points for the Monarchs.
TMP improves to 6-3 overall and 4-0 in the MCL.
Trego falls to 7-1 and 1-1 in the league.
Boys: TMP 49-38
The TMP boys opened the game on a 12-1 run and held Trego to just a pair of first quarter free throws to build an 18-2 lead after one.
The Monarchs largest lead of the game came early in the second quarter at 20-2 but Trego would never go away and closed the deficit to nine at halftime, 32-23.
Bill Meagher Postgame
Trego closed the gap to eight with just over a 1:40 to play in the game but the Monarchs were able to make enough free throws down the stretch and claim the 11-point win.
Ryan Karlin scored seven of his game-high 19 points in the first quarter for the Monarchs.
The Monarchs improve to 5-4 and put an end to their two-game losing streak with the win. They also improve to 3-1 in the MCL.
Trego drops to 5-3 on the season and 1-1 in the MCL.
TMP travels to Smith Center on Friday.