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Lady Titans Finish Second In Titan Invitational Tournament

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The Trinity Lutheran School/Immanuel Lutheran School Lady Titans finished second at the Titan Invitational this past week, which was held at TSJ school in Nashville. In the tournament, the Lady Titans won two of their three games, as they defeated Trinity Hoffman and St. Johns Red Bud, and fell to Trinity Edwardsville in the Championship game. Cayla Krueger and Katie May were named to the All-Tournament Team.

The Lady Titans' first game of the tournament saw them defeat Trinity Hoffman 34-16. TSJ/ILS had a big first half, as they held a 26-6 lead at the break. The Lady Titans took a 12-6 lead after the first quarter, and held Trinity Hoffman in the scoreless in the second quarter. In the second half, the Lady Titans maintained their lead and cruised to a 34-16 victory.

Madisyn Wienstroer led the Lady Titans with 14 points in the win. Halle Rueter, Katie May, and Cayla Krueger each finished with six points apiece, followed by Raelyn Obermeier with two points.

The Lady Titans next game of the tournament was up against St. Johns Red Bud. Trailing throughout, the Lady Titans used a huge fourth quarter to get a comeback 33-30 victory. A close game throughout, St. Johns Red Bud held a 10-7 lead after the first quarter, and a 16-11 lead at halftime. In the third, St. Johns Red Bud was able to keep a five point lead, but TSJ/ILS took over in the fourth. The Lady Titans outscored St. Johns Red Bud 16-8 in the fourth quarter to come away with the 33-30 victory.

The Lady Titans were led by May with nine points in the contest, followed by Wienstroer with eight points. Rueter and Megan Rennegarbe each finished with six pointa apiece, while Krueger and Obermeier each finished with two points.

The wins over St. Johns Red Bud and Trinity Hoffman, put the Lady Titans in the championship game against Trinity Edwardsville. A hard fought game, Trinity Edwardsville put the game away in the fourth and took home a 28-22 victory. The two teams were tied after the first, but TSJ/ILS grabbed a narrow 15-14 lead at the break. Trinity Edwardsville came back to tie the game at 22 going into the fourth quarter, and took control from there. Trinity Edwardsville outscored TSJ/ILS 6-0 in the fourth to take the win and the championship.

May finished with nine points to lead TSJ/ILS followed by Krueger with six points and Wienstroer with five points. Rueter and Overmeier each finished with one point to round out the scoring.

The Lady Titans finished second place in the Titan Invitational held at TSJ. Front Row: Lauren Rapp, Raelyn Obermeier, Taylor McGranahan, Hanna Niedbalski, and Madisyn Wienstroer. Back Row: Halle Rueter, Megan Rennegarbe, Cayla Krueger, Katie May, Lydia Kurtz, Mallory Bening, and Kris May. Cayla Krueger and Katie May made the All-Tournament team.