The (10-2) Webster County Trojans went 3-1 during the last week to extend their season record to 13-3. Those three wins include victories over both Henderson and Union counties, to give the Trojans a 3-0 district record and secure the regular season district title and an automatic bid to the regional tournament. Both the Colonels and Braves currently set at 1-2 on the season after having split a pair of games against each other earlier in the season. Webster will play its final regular season district match in Henderson on Feb. 18.

The Trojans kicked off the week last Tuesday night by hosting the Union County Braves in Dixon.

The Trojans opened up the game by getting outscored by the Braves 16-12 at the end of the first quarter. Then in the second quarter the Braves outscored the Trojans 22-21, as the Braves would hold a 5 point lead at halftime with the score being 38-33.

Then to begin the second half the Trojans would outscore the Braves 21-19, as the Trojans would trail the Braves by 3 points heading into the fourth quarter with the score 57-54. Then in the fourth quarter the Trojans would outscore the Braves 29-21, as the Trojans would come away with a 5 point victory over the Braves with the score being 83-78.

The leading scorer for the Trojans was senior forward Destin Allen with 20 points while shooting 3 for 6 from the free throw line while grabbing 5 rebounds on the night. Senior forward Hunter McNaughton tallied 17 points while shooting 6 for 6 from the free throw line while sophomore guard Bradin Nelson contributed 15 points while shooting 11 for 14 from the free throw line while grabbing 8 rebounds. Junior guard Aaron Harmon scored 14 points while shooting 3 for 3 from the free throw line while senior guard Ryan Roland added 11 points while shooting 5 for 6 from the free throw line. To round out the scoring for the Trojans, sophomore guard Markus Austin and senior guard Holden Raley scored 3 points each.

As a team, the Trojans shot 29 for 37 from the free throw line while knocking down 4 three pointers and grabbing 21 total rebounds on the night.

The Trojans then hosted Henderson on Friday night.

The Trojans opened up the game by outscoring the Colonels 15-14 at the end of the first quarter. Then in the second quarter the Trojans outscored the Colonels 14-10, as the Trojans would hold a 5 point lead at halftime with the score being 29-24.

Then to begin the second half the Colonels would outscore the Trojans 23-20, as the Trojans would hold a slim 2 point lead over the Colonels with the score 49-47. Then in the fourth quarter the Trojans would outscore the Colonels 17-13, as the Trojans would come away with a 6 point win over the Colonels with the score being 66-60.

One of the two leading scorers for the Trojans was senior guard Ryan Roland with 19 points while knocking down 3 three pointers while shooting 2 for 3 from the free throw line on the night. The other leading score was senior forward Destin Allen with 19 points while knocking down 2 three pointers while shooting 5 for 6 from the free throw line and grabbed 7 rebounds on the night. Senior forward Hunter McNaughton contributed 16 points while shooting 5 for 8 from the free throw line and grabbed 6 rebounds. Sophomore guard Bradin Nelson tallied 6 points while grabbing 5 rebounds. To round out the scoring for the Trojans, junior guard Aaron Harmon and senior guard Holden Raley added 3 points each.

As a team, the Trojans shot 12 for 17 from the free throw line while knocking down 8 three pointers and grabbing 22 total rebounds on the night.

Owensboro Catholic came to town on Saturday night. The Aces at 9-3, came into Saturday’s game with the second best record in the third region.

The Trojans opened up the game by outscoring the Aces 15-13 in the first quarter. Then in the second the Trojans and Aces both scored 15 points each, as the Trojans would hold a slim 2 point lead at halftime with the score of 30-28.

Then to begin the second half the Trojans would outscore the Aces 20-18, as the Trojans would have a 4 point lead heading into the fourth quarter with the score 50-48. Then in the fourth quarter the Aces would outscore the Trojans 12-6 as the Aces would come away with a slim 2 point over the Trojans to give the Trojans just their 3rd loss of the season with the final score being 58-56.

The leading scorer for the Trojans was senior forward Destin Allen with 20 points while shooting 2 for 4 from the free throw line while also grabbing 8 rebounds on the night. Sophomore guard Bradin Nelson tallied 14 points while shooting 3 for 3 from the free throw line while grabbing 4 rebounds. Senior forward Hunter McNaughton contributed 13 points while shooting 6 for 6 from the free throw line and grabbed 5 rebounds while junior guard Aaron Harmon scored 3 points. To round out the scoring for the Trojans, senior guards Ryan Roland and Grant Warren along with sophomore guard Markus Austin all added 2 points each on the night.

As a team, the Trojans shot 11 for 13 from the free throw line while knocking down 3 three pointers and grabbing 22 rebounds on the night.

On Monday Webster County headed south to Dawson Springs to take on the winless Panthers on their home court.

The Trojans opened up the game by outscoring the Panthers 22-9 at the end of the first quarter. Then in the second quarter the Trojans would outscore the Panthers again, this time 18-9, as the Trojans would hold a commanding 22 point lead at halftime with the score being 40-18.

Then to begin the second half the Trojans would outscore the Panthers 17-4, as the Trojans held a big 35 point lead heading into the fourth and final quarter with the score 57-22. Then in the fourth and final quarter the Trojans would outscore the Panthers 12-9, as the Trojans would come away with a 38 point win over the Panthers with the score being 69-31. The Trojans improve to (13-3) on the season while the Panthers fall to (0-6).

The leading scorer for the Trojans was sophomore guard Markus Austin with 9 points while shooting 2 for 3 from the free throw line on the night. Senior guard Grant Warren tallied 8 points while junior guard Aaron Harmon scored 7 points. Senior forwards Destin Allen and Hunter McNaughton contributed 6 points each while senior forward Grant Turner scored 5 points. Freshman guard Evan Michalek added 5 points while junior guards Trevor Baker and Noah Duncan tallied 3 points each. Senior guard Holden Raley contributed 3 points while junior forward Chris Duncan added 2 points. To round out the scoring for the Trojans, senior guard Ryan Roland and freshman forward Deshawn Murphy scored 2 points each on the night.

As a team, the Trojans shot 5 for 8 from the free throw line while knocking down 6 three pointers on the night.

The Trojans climbed the rankings this week for team field goal percentage, moving up to 34th in the state by hitting 49.9% of their field goals.

The Trojans next game is scheduled for Thursday night on the road in Hopkinsville against the University Heights Blazers at 7:30 p.m.