Holicky, Vosejpka lead TCU boys to 1st win

By: 
Jay Schneider, LRlife@frontiernet.net

Mayer Lutheran’s Nicolas Maass is denied a basket by a high swath from Titan junior Luke Holicky during the end of the second period at the Tuesday, Dec. 12, game. TCU kept the Crusaders at bay, winning 81-61. (Jarrod Schoenecker photo)

The first win of the season for the Tri-City United (TCU) boys basketball team was recorded Tuesday, Dec. 12 - an 81-61 win over Mayer Lutheran.

Reggie Vosejpka and Luke Holicky combined for 55 points in the victory.

Vosejpka scored 31 points, grabbed 19 rebounds and added two assists and two steals.

Holicky hit five three-pointers on his way to 24 points. He also added five rebounds.

Connor Flintrop scored 10 points and had five steals, three rebounds, and three assists. Eduardo Flores scored six and assisted on three baskets.

“The game was pretty even until late in the second half when the Titans were able to pull away. Very proud of our team’s effort, and it was an important team win for us moving forward,’”head coach John Rumpza said. “We were not able to get our shots to fall, but we played solid defense, dominated the game in the paint, and won the rebound battle.”

Following the big win, the Titans returned to the court Friday, Dec. 15 and were defeated by Le Sueur-Henderson, 71-57.

“We were a little short-handed on Friday night, causing our players to have to play a lot of minutes. Le Sueur was able to rotate players more than we were able to and benefited from this fact. Credit to Le Sueur, they had a good defensive plan which hindered us at times,” Rumpza said.

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