Kelly Walsh Trojans Win Peach Basket Classic
The Kelly Walsh Trojans and the NCHS Mustangs have played each other for the Peach Basket Classic trophy 23 times. The Mustangs hold the edge over all 18-5. And even though the Mustangs took down the Trojans 50-41 in their first meeting this season. The Trojans were the ones holding the trophy tonight. The Trojans beat the Mustangs with great defense 49-31. Both teams have four games remaining after the trophy game, Natrona is currently in the driver’s seat in the Class 4A West Conference race. The Mustangs (9-7, 5-1 4A West) could have moved closer to clinching the regular season title with a victory over the Trojans, while Kelly Walsh (11-4, 3-3 4A West) are trying to make a push for the conference’s No. 2 seed. Defense was the answer for the Trojans. Trojans head coach Randy Rodan said of the last game: “They came out and bullied us and intimidated us, and we didn’t react very well," Roden said. Tonight for the Trojans Tanner Hilldebran finished all scorers with 16. For the Mustangs Peter Bergman and Parker Browning each had 9. the Trojans have now won three straight Peach Basket Classic trophies. The State tournament is only five weeks away.