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STC boys capture 5th straight conference win

December 27, 2017
By Allison Graham - Sports Editor ( , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

The STC boys were on the road again on Tuesday, December 19. They travelled to Independence where the captured a 50-47 win.

With 12.4 seconds left on the clock the Trojans held a one point lead. The Trojans were called for a foul under Independence's hoop sending their Zach Snyder to the line. Snyder missed both shots. It was a tense few seconds to close out the game with each coach calling timeouts.

On the Trojans next possession STC threw the ball away upon inbounding which gave the Mustangs another shot. The Mustangs took that shot and on the rebound Keith Keahna was fouled which sent him to STC's line. Keahna sunk both shots to give the Trojans their winning score of 50-47.

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A view of the scoreboard following STC’s win over Independence on Tuesday, Dec. 19.
Photo by Darvin Graham

The Trojans were missing a key player on Tuesday. Sterling Tyon was out for the night. Stepping up for the team were Justus Ward who led in scoring with 16 points followed by Keith Keahna with 15. Keahna was also 5 of 6 from the free throw line and had 13 rebounds.

This season has been the best start to a season in over 10 years for the Trojans. Tuesday marked their 5th straight conference win while moving their overall record to 6-2.

The Trojans will be back in action on Friday, Jan. 5 for a cross conference game with West Delaware.

Fact Box

WaMaC West Conference Standings

South Tama 5-0

Benton 3-1

Independence 3-2

Marion 3-2

Williamsburg 2-2

Clear Creek-Amana 2-3

Center Point-Urbana 1-3

Vinton-Shellsburg 0-7



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