Turpin’s JV boys (ECC 4-7, 5-13) basketball team not only lost to Princeton but also lost their point guard Brad Herndon to injury. Brad rolled his ankle during the game and later this week, it was reported that he might have a fracture. Brad, we all wish you a speedy recovery and hope you can get back in the action soon.
Congrats to the Turpin (ECC 4-7, 5-12) JV boys for knocking off cross town rival Anderson, by a score of 44-34 to avenge the one point loss in the first matchup. For only the fifth time all year, the JV team gets the win.
The JV Spartans (ECC 3-6, 4-10) are on roll, they beat Aiken 54-27. Andy Gonos quoted “Aiken came in achin’ for a win, but not tonight” as 10 different Spartans scored to post an impressive win. The team played great defense, which help produce over 21 turnovers for Aiken and the Spartan offense was shooting some big bombs from behind the arc with 8 three pointers.
After an eight game losing streak, the JV Spartans boys (ECC 2-6, 2-10) get a big win for their confidence and something to build on for the next game on Friday Jan. 24th against Walnut Hills at Turpin.
The JV King’s team completes the sweep over Turpin (ECC 3-7, 4-11), in an easy win. After a three game winning streak, the Spartans had no answer for the King Knights defense, as for the second time this season; Kings put the hammer down on the Spartans.
This is the first game the Spartan JV boys (ECC 3-6, 3-10) were in control of from start to finish. Playing four good quarters of basketball gives the Spartans two wins in a row. Great defense, good ball handling and shutting down the player from Walnut who scored 23 points on them from the first matchup resulted in a big win. Turpin 51 Walnut 36.
The Turpin JV Boy’s basketball team (ECC1-6, 1-10) loses to Milford again by a score of 50-39. In the first matchup the Spartans were taken out of the game after Milford went on two scoring runs of 11-0 and 9-0 in the first half and put the game away early. This matchup started out differently as the Spartans were hanging tough for the first three quarters and were only down by six. The fourth quarter Milford put this game away by stretching their lead to thirteen with some excellent free throw shooting and ball handling.