Katelyn played four years of basketball for Turpin; two on JV and the last two for varsity. Kate started playing in first grade on Teresa Robinson's YMCA team. “I can't remember the name but I played on the same team with Audrey and Brielle. “
Savanna played four years of basketball for Turpin; two on JV and the last two for varsity. This year she earned 3rd Team All District 16 honors.
On Thursday evening, the Spartans opened sectional tournament play with a rematch with Ursuline Academy (UA). The Lions were looking to avenge a defeat at Turpin back in November while the Spartans were hoping to build on a two-game winning streak. The first half was dominated by defense, but the Spartans went into the locker room with a four-point lead. However, after halftime, UA made adjustments to their attack while the Turpin offense fell silent scoring only one basket the entire 2nd half. The Spartan defense kept them in it until the very end, but the Spartans fell to the Lions, 31-21.
Turpin 12-10 (6-8 ECC) traveled cross township to finish up the regular season on Saturday with a rematch with Anderson 8-14 (6-8 ECC). The Spartans were looking to avenge a bitter loss to the Redskins just after the new year; in addition, Coach Hopewell was gunning for century mark with his 100th victory as a head coach. The Spartans were focused from the opening tip, and they benefited from a fine day of shooting behind the arc as they handled the Redskins in all facets of the contest in route to a 37-30 victory.