CHS Trojans & Trojanettes Fall to WCHS, Defeat FHS Lions on Senior Night

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#2 Cort Robertson fighting hard for the jump ball.

   To kick off a full week of home games for the Collinwood High School Trojans and Trojanettes, the “Teams in Green” faced the Wayne County Wildcats and Lady Cats on Tuesday, February 2. After a tough battle that went into overtime, the Trojanettes came up short against the Lady Cats and lost 62-67. AC Whitehead led the team in scoring with 24 points and had 3 rebounds. Alyssa Gray scored 14 points and had 6 rebounds, Sophie Gobbell had 11 points and 4 rebounds, Asia Kelly scored 8 points and had 11 rebounds, Harlee Haddock scored 5 points, Rhianna McWilliams had 2 rebounds, and Addie Quillen had 1 rebound.

   The Trojans also suffered a loss against the ‘Cats on Tuesday, 49-60. Joe Thompson led the team in scoring with 19 points, and Peyton Ward followed with 17 points. Cort Robertson scored 5 points, and Noah Haddock and Benson Blalock had 4 points each. 

   On Thursday, February 4, the Trojanettes faced Riverside Lady Panthers, and after overtime came out on top with a score of 59-53. Leading the team in scoring was AC Whitehead with 30 points and 7 rebounds. Asia Kelly scored 11 points and had 9 rebounds, Sophie Gobbell had 7 points and 2 rebounds, Harlee Haddock had 5 points and 2 rebounds, Alyssa Gray scored 4 points and had 2 rebounds, Addie Quillen had 2 points and 1 rebound, and Rhianna McWilliams had 2 rebounds.

   Next up on Thursday, the Trojans faced the Riverside Panthers. Unfortunately, the Trojans suffered another loss, coming up short with a score of 32-55. Dayton Scott led the team in scoring with 9 points. Benson Blalock followed closely behind with 8 points. Joe Thompson scored 6 points, Peyton Ward scored 2 points, Ethen Hinkey scored 2 points, Aidan Baskins scored 2 points, Joe Hensley scored 2 points, and Noah Haddock scored 1 point.

   Friday, February 5 the Trojanettes started off Senior Night facing off against the Frank Hughes Lady Lions. The Trojanettes finished on top by a score of 70-52.  Sophie Gobbell led the team in scoring with 15 points and had 4 rebounds, and AC Whitehead followed closely behind with 12 points and 4 rebounds. Asia Kelly scored 11 points and had 7 rebounds, Hayley Siems had 8 points and 3 rebounds, Harlee Haddock scored 8 points and had 2 rebounds, Addie Quillen had 6 points and 4 rebounds, Rhianna McWilliams scored 4 points and had 8 rebounds, Alyssa Gray had 4 points, Danlee Bray had 2 points and 1 rebound, and Hannah Risner had 1 rebound.

   The Trojans claimed the win against the Frank Hughes Lions by a score of 48-40. Peyton Ward led the team in scoring with 11 points. Carter Smith was right behind Ward with 10 points, Dayton Scott scored 8 points, Noah Haddock scored 8 points, Joe Thompson scored 4 points, Cort Robertson scored 3 points, Joe Hensley had 2 points, and Aidan Baskins had 2 points.

   Also on Friday, after collecting donations for two days, Clifton and Collinwood were able to donate a total of $1610 to the Janet Smith Foundation!

   This is the last week of regular season games for our county teams. Check the Collinwood High School Facebook page for live streams and game updates.—Submitted

Photos Courtesy of Heather Warren