The TSJ/ILS Lady Titans finished up their season recently, as they were defeated in the regional championship by Waltonville. The Lady Titans defeated Elverado and Pinckneyville 204 on their way to the regional championship game.
The Lady Titans began regional play on January 12 against Elverado. The Lady Titans used a big first half, to dominate Elverado in a 50-33 win. At the end of the first, TSJ/ILS already had built a 14-6 lead. The Lady Titans were able to extend the lead to 15 points at halftime. At half, TSJ/ILS led Elverado 31-16.The second half was a much closer contest, but Elverado couldn't make the game close, and lost by a score of 50-33.
The Lady Titans were led by Taylor Rapp with 21 points in the game. TSJ/ILS had two players with at least 20 points, as Delaney Toensing scored 20 points in the win. Grace Foster scored four points followed by Katie May and Cayla Krueger with two points apiece.
The Lady Titans moved into the next round of the regional, against Pinckneyville 204. TSJ/ILS used a big first quarter, to propel themselves to a 51-36 victory. The Lady Titans outscored Pinckneyville 204 15-2 in the first quarter, and kept the lead throughout the entire game. By half, the Lady Titans already led by 14 points. After the third quarter, the Lady Titans led by 16 points, and TSJ/ILS cruised in the fourth to a 51-36 victory.
The Lady Titans finished with three players in double figures in the win. Toensing led TSJ/ILS with 20 points, followed by Rapp with 18 points. Foster added 12 points, and Krueger scored one point to round out the scoring.
The win over Pinckneyville 204, locked the Lady Titans in the regional championship where they would face off against Waltonville. In the game, the Lady Titans couldn't hold onto a late lead, and lost by a score of 39-31. The Lady Titans got off to a fast start, as they outscored Waltonville 12-6 in the first quarter. Waltonville chipped into the TSJ/ILS lead in the second quarter, as the Lady Titans lead was cut to just four points at the halftime break. Coming out of halftime, the Lady Titans were able to extend their lead to nine points going into the final quarter. In the final quarter, Waltonville outscored TSJ/ILS 19-2, giving them a 39-31 win over the Lady Titans.
Toensing led the Lady Titans in the loss with 15 points. Rapp, also scored in double figures with 13 points in the game. Krueger scored two points followed by Foster with one point.
TSJ/ILS Lady Titans
End Season At Regionals