Trojan girls' hoops streak reaches 7

The New Prague Trojan girls basketball team extended its winning streak to seven games last week with wins over Red Wing, Prior Lake and Mankato East. The Trojans (11-4, 5-1 Missota) are tied for first place with Holy Angels as the conference season reaches its midway point.

New Prague was scheduled to face Shakopee Tuesday, Jan. 30. They host Holy Angels Friday, Feb. 2, with first place on the line. On Tuesday, Feb. 6, New Prague travels to Hutchinson and on Thursday, Feb. 8, they host Northfield. The Raiders were the last team to beat New Prague on January 5.

Trojans 53, Wingers 46

The Trojans led by 12 at halftime, behind 11 points from Whitney Trecker and eight from Hannah Strop.

Trecker finished with 18 points, Strop 14 and Becky Theisen 10. Amanda Wagner added seven points for New Prague.

New Prague 29 24 - 53

Red Wing 17 29 - 46

Jan. 23, at Red Wing

New Prague (53) Connelly 1, Wagner 7, R. Kneeland 0, Tikalsky 2, Rynda 1, Trecker 18, Strop 14, Theisen 10

Red Wing (46) White 6, Lewis 13, Johnson 3, Fleming 1, Sevlie 14, Hovey 2, Ulveling 7, Holm 0

Fouls: NP 23, RW 20; Fouled out: Theisen, Lewis; Technical fouls: none; Three point goals: NP 1 (Wagner), RW 0

Trojans 48, Lakers 32

New Prague led by just five points at halftime, but the Trojan defense shut down Prior Lake in the second half.

The Trojans made 20 of 33 from the free-throw line, while Prior Lake missed all six of its attempts.

Trecker led all scorers with 22 points, while Theisen added 11, both Trecker and Theisen made seven from the free-throw line.

New Prague 22 26 - 48

Prior Lake 17 15 - 32

Jan. 26, at Savage

New Prague (48) Svoboda 0, Connelly 1, Wagner 8, R. Kneeland 3, Tikalsky 0, Rynda 1, Holicky 0, Weiers 0, Trecker 22, Strop 2, Theisen 11

Prior Lake (32) White 0, Burchardt 2, Wise 3, Lewis 3, Lubansky 2, Borka 6, Slick 0, Ericson 0, Burbury 0, Christian 16, King 0

Fouls: NP 14, PL 24; Fouled out: Lubansky; Technical fouls: none; Three-point goals: NP 4 (Wagner 2, R. Kneeland, Trecker), PL 2 (Wise, Lewis)

Trojans 67, Cougars 57

New Prague rode the hot shooting of Theisen to a 38-25 halftime lead. The senior had 15 points in the first half on her way to a game total of 19. Trecker scored 23 points for New Prague, with 11 of those coming from the line. Wagner added 12.

Mankato East's Katy Van Duynhoven led all scores with 29, including 18 in the second half,

New Prague 38 29 - 67

Mankato East 25 32 - 57

Jan. 27, at Mankato

New Prague (67) Connelly 0, Wagner 12, R. Kneeland 2, Tikalsky 1, Rynda 5, Trecker 23, Strop 5, Theisen 19

Mankato East (57) Fowler 0, Jaqua 6, Lundgren 2, Schriock 1, Jones 2, Brozik 0, Fager 6, Vanderhoof 0, Gosson 11, VanDuynhoven 29

Fouls: NP 15, ME 19; Fouled out: none; Technical fouls: none; Three-point goals: NP 3 (Wagner 2, Rynda), ME 0

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