Lady Trojans win last game before brackets announced

Thursday will be when Fairfield Head Coach Brian Witzenburg and his girls? basketball team finds out the path their playoff journey will take as they forge towards a possible state tournament appearance, but Tuesday the Trojans needed to do one simple thing, win. And win they did, 79-26 at Centerville in a game that was hardly that close.

Senior sharpshooter Nicole Buch had 29 points, three steals and three assists. Kara Jeffrey and Shay Drish each had 14 points with Jeffrey adding six boards and Drish grabbing three steals and making three assists. Destiny Gridley also had double-digit scoring with 12 points. Malory Jones chipped in six points and three rebounds, while Ashley Bloomquist had two points and five rebounds and Ashtyn Drish had two points and six rebounds.

The victory leaves the Trojans 15-3 with five straight wins and senior night scheduled for Friday night at FHS with tipoff at 6:15 p.m. versus the 9-6 Keokuk Chiefs.