STC work through foul trouble to beat West Delaware
January 12, 2018


Foul calls was the story of the game on Friday, Jan. 5. South Tama hosted West Delaware and despite foul trouble managed to sneak by West Delaware 57-52 for a cross conference win.

South Tama led the entire first half of the game and even went into halftime with a 10 point advantage 30-20. But by the end of the third quarter the Hawks had not only come back from the deficit but took the lead 41-40. In large it was thanks to free throw shots.

The Trojans indeed got into foul trouble throughout the evening which sending the Hawks to the line 43 times, more than double what the Trojans saw in free throw action. West Delaware went 22 for 43 in free throw shots while the Trojans went 13 of 21.

STC preserved despite losing both Madison Rohach and Jaelin Berger who both fouled out in the fourth quarter. The Trojans managed to keep the score close.

Going into the final minute the Trojans were down by one 52-51. Zoee Buffalo snagged an offensive rebound and gave the Trojans the advantage with a put back which also sent Buffalo to the line. She sunk her free throw to put the Trojans in the lead 54-52. With just 16 seconds remaining Sadie Smith was sent to the line and made good on a free throw. Jessica Musgrave sealed the deal for the Trojans with a bucket. Musgrave finished with 24 points. She also led in steals with 6. Zoee Buffalo had an outstanding night with a season high of 10 points.

The Trojans will be on the road to Benton (1-9) tonight Friday, Jan. 12.


Pts - Jessica Musgrave 24, Zoee Buffalo 10, Madison Rohach 9, Carissa Musgrave 6, Sadie Smith 3, Tylese Rosenberger 3, Jaelin Berger 2

FGM/FGA - Jessica Musgrave 9-14, Zoee Buffalo 4-5, Madison Rohach 2-6, Carissa Musgrave 2-5, Sadie Smith 1-1, Tylese Rosenberger 1-1, Jaelin Berger 1-2

3PTM/3PTA - Carissa Musgrave 2-5, Madison Rohach 1-3, Jessica Musgrave 1-2, Jaelin Berger 0-1

FTM/FTA - Jessica Musgrave 5-10, Madison Rohach 4-4, Zoee Buffalo 2-3, Tylese Rosenberger 1-2, Sadie Smith 1-2

Off Rebounds - Jessica Musgrave 3, Sadie Smith 3, Zoee Buffalo 2, Madison Rohach 1, Tylese Rosenberger 1, Jaelin Berger 1

Def. Rebounds - Madison Rohach 6, Jaelin Berger 4, Sadie Smith 3, Jessica Musgrave 3, Carissa Musgrave 2, Zoee Buffalo 2

Assists - Jessica Musgrave 2, Tylese Rosenberger 2, Carissa Musgrave 2, Jaelin Berger 1, Makayla Backen 1, Madison Rohach 1

Steals - Jessica Musgrave 5, Sadie Smith 2


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