Trojan Steven Landa (red, No. 24) drives the ball up the court in a recent game. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
After falling behind by 12 points Saturday, the Turkey Valley boys basketball team (1-1, 1-1 UIC) came from behind to get a big win against Postville Saturday.
The Trojans won 49-48.
Things couldn't have started off worse for the Trojans.
"We started off with no energy and careless turnovers, and we were trailing 16-4 after one quarter. In the second quarter, we got to the foul line a bunch of times, and this helped us get back in the game," said Coach Chris Sullivan. "We switched our defense up in this quarter, and the kids started playing with a lot more energy and caused Postville to turn the ball over a lot."
At the half, the Trojans led 25-20. The Pirates came back in the third quarter, tying it at 37-all.
"The second half began with both teams going back and forth, and it was tied at the end of the third quarter. The fourth quarter was a lot like the third, and it came down to the last seconds," said Sullivan.
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