On December 6, the Spartans (0-2) traveled up Beechmont Ave. to take on the McNicholas Rockets (1-0) in a non-league contest. A crisp first quarter saw the Spartans take a 14-10 lead, but then disaster struck in the second which saw the Rockets go on a 14-1 run as part of a 22-5 second quarter. This was basically the difference in the game as the Spartans lost 55-38.
In a case of déjà vu, the Turpin Spartans (0-1) opened the season against GMC power Lakota West (1-0) on Friday, December 2. It’s same squad that knocked the Spartans out of the Sectional tournament last year and ended their season.
The Boys Basketball Pre-tryout Parent Meeting will be on Wednesday, November 2 at 6 p.m. The location is still to be determined, but further information will be posted.
On Saturday, February 20, the Lakota West Firebirds (15-8) outscored Turpin (7-16) 32-18 in the second and third quarters which was the margin of victory in a 60-44 sectional win at Hamilton High School.