The Turpin Spartans Freshman team (0-1) lost a heart breaker late in overtime at Northwest on Friday night 54-50, after trailing 28-16 at halftime. Matt Sesler hit a clutch game tying 3 pointer with 5 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime.
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Spartan Freshman lose to McNicholas 65-32.
On Saturday evening January 8, the Spartans lost to the McNicholas Rockets on their home court 65-32. The Spartans hung tough early, trailing 17-10 at the end of the first quarter. After that, the Rockets unloaded a barrage of three pointers outscoring the Spartans 17-2 in the second quarter. For the game, the Rockets made 9 of 17 three's. The Spartans were led in scoring by Matt Sesler with 9 points (one three pointer). Chance Collier (one three pointer), and Tyler Ernst scored 5. Hunter Tidball scored 4 going 4-4 from the free throw line. Remaining Spartans who scored were Payton Spencer with 3, Alex Hobson 2, Ben Hogan 2 and Adrian Bacon 2.
The Spartans return to action Tuesday, January 11 when they face Little Miami at Klinger Court.