Friday night saw the Timothy Christian gymnasium packed as conference rival Illiana Christian came to town. The Trojans were able to get back in the win column with a 62-50 victory.
The first quarter saw the Trojans get out to a strong start building a 12-7 lead. The 2nd quarter was a see saw affair as the Vikings from Illiana came back to tie and trade the lead back and forth with the Trojans. At the half, The Trojans held a 26-22 lead. The 3rd quarter was another close quarter as each team battled back and forth. Timothy held the lead 40-35. The Trojans opened the 4th with a 3 point basket from Danny Leach which put them up by 8. Each team seemed to answer as the game remained close the entire way. In the 4th quarter the Trojans were able to hold on and win the contest.
The Trojans received nice balance on this evening. They were led by Danny Leach (19 pts, 3 rebs, 2 stls, 3 assists), Matt Robinson (14 pts, 2 rebs, 3 assists), Connor VanderBrug (10 pts, 8 rebs, 2 assists), Chris Ridolphi (10 pts, 6 assists, 2 stls, 1 reb), Matt Morrison (6 pts, 5 rebs, 1 assist, 1 blk),Tyler VanderBrug (2 pts, 2 rebs, 1 stl, 4 assists), Aaron Snoeyink (1 pt, 1 stl, 1 assist), and Luke Davidson.
Thank you to all the REDZONE FANS for coming out on this evening. The Trojans go on the road with a game on Tuesday at Westmont at 7:30 pm and then on Friday travel to Riverside Brookfield for a 7:00 conference game. Please keep coming out and supporting the Trojans.