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PHS Boys defeat Ste. Genevieve for Homecoming Victory

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Hallie Payne
Senior guard, Gabe Brawley pulls up from midrange vs the Dragons

On Friday, January 19, the Potosi Trojan boys basketball team defeated the Ste. Genevieve Dragons 68-35 in the PHS homecoming game.

The Trojans came out strong in the first quarter, holding a 16-point lead over the Dragons. Going into halftime, the gap had grown, resulting in a score of 37-16. The Trojans came out strong in the second half, scoring 20 points in the 3rd quarter to put the game away. 

The Trojans fought hard to defeat the Dragons for their 2024 homecoming basketball victory. Lead scorers Senior Gabe Brawley and Junior Carter Whitley each scored an impressive 22 points. 

Following the game, Brawley stated, “The environment of homecoming was very positive. Everyone seemed to be cheering and having a good time as we played well.”

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Whitley agreed, saying, “I like the crowd a lot. They were very loud, so that was cool, and it should be like that more.”

The Trojans also played on Tuesday, January 23, securing a 70-48 win over the Kingston Cougars. 

The Trojans’ next game is on Friday, January 26, at North County High School vs the Raiders.

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Hallie Payne, Reporter
Hi, my name is Hallie Payne and I am 14 and in the 9th grade. I am involved in volleyball and basketball, and outside of school, I like to cook, spend time with my family, and watch Netflix.
Sophie Moussette, Reporter
Hey! My name is Sophie Moussette and I am a freshman here at Potosi High School. I like to attend the school sports games. When I'm not at school I like to watch movies, listen to music, and sleep. My most favorite thing to do is hang out with my friends and family.

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