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Potosi Trojans power through to upset the Central Rebels

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The Potosi Trojans upset the Central Rebels 82-71 on Friday, January 5 at Central’s home court after 9 years of falling to the Rebels. 

Potosi junior Carter Whitley led the Trojans with 32 points followed by senior Gabe Brawley with 24, senior Luke Brabham with 12, and freshman Kanaan Wilson with 9.

Potosi senior JT Cross said,” I was nervous in a good way before the game because we have never beaten them before, even in middle school. It was pretty cool to beat them. I stir up a lot of things with the other team because I like how they react to it and we got in their heads this year. After the game there were a lot of emotions. We just went out and did our thing.”

Brawley came out strong in the 4th quarter after taking a hard hit to the head in the end of the 3rd.

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The Trojans went 100% from the free throw line in the 4th quarter. Central senior Jobe Bryant was in foul trouble with 4 fouls by the end of the game.

The Trojans hurt the Rebels by getting the ball into the paint to Brabham for consecutive 2-footers.

Potosi Trojans take on Union on Wednesday, January 10 and Fredericktown Friday, January 12 for the 2024 homecoming game.

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Ava Wright, Reporter
Name: Ava Wright   Class of '25   PHS Activities: Cross Country, Basketball, Softball, FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), National Honor Society, Concert Choir, and Swing Choir   Fun Facts: I am the only female child in my family, I am the only one in my family with curly hair, my favorite color is blue, and I have 4 dogs.    
Noelle Porter, Reporter
My name is Noelle and I am a senior at PHS. I am the Senior Student Council President, President of Drama Club and Thespian Society, and the Speech and Debate Team Captain. I am also involved in Concert Choir, Swing Choir, FCA, Bible Club, NHS, Student Ambassadors, TLC, and Foreign Language Club. Outside of school I serve as a worship leader at my church and work as a pro ice cream scooper at Scoops on Main in Park Hills. In my free time I love listening to music, playing my guitar, and watching Gilmore Girls.

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    Mama RoweJan 8, 2024 at 7:22 pm

    Great job, girls! Love the video too!!

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