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Trojan basketball teams earn post season awards

April 3, 2019
By Allison Graham - Sports Editor ( , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

The South Tama County Trojan basketball teams closed our their 2018-19 seasons with team banquets.

The girls banquet was held on Sunday, March 10 at the STC Elementary cafeteria. This group of Trojans had a stellar basketball career making it to State in 2017-18 and falling just short of a repeat trip after falling to North Polk in the Regional finals game. At the banquet memories post-season awards were presented to team members.

Jessica Musgrave may just be South Tama's most decorated player in recent history. Musgrave earned 1st Team WamaC All-Conference, Class 3A 2nd Team All-State by the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association, Iowa Basketball Coaches Association Class 3A Regino 7 All-Region Team, Iowa Girls Coaches All-District Basketball in Class 3A in the Southeast District and she was recently named the All-Area player of the year by the Times Republican.

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STC Varsity Girls Team
First Row: Neena Lasley, Abby Buffalo, Queta Wanatee-Diego, Tylese Rosenberger, Carissa Musgrave, Shelby Slaven and Aubrey Roberts.
Back row: Jaelin Berger, Zoee Buffalo, Abbie Morgan, Madison Rohach, Taylor Ray, Jessica Musgrave, Jennica Hickman, Makaly Backen
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Musgrave played in the IBCA All-Star game on March 23 and was named to the all-tournament team. Musgrave was the leading scorer with 22 points in the championship game between the Southeast and Northeast. The Southeast went on to beat the Northeast 120-73.

Others earning post season awards included Jaelin Berger (2nd Team WaMaC West), Zoee Buffalo (WaMaC west recognition), Makayla Backen (WaMaC west recognition).

Senior, Queta Wanatee-Diego was named to the Acadmic All-District Team as well as WaMaC Acacadmic All-Conference. Others who received WaMaC Academic All-Conference included Makayla Backen, Jaelin Berger, Zoee Buffalo, Abby Buffalo, Jessica Musgrave, Taylor Ray and Madison Rohach.

For the STC Boys team it was a challenging season. However STC senior, Keith Keahna was named to the WaMaC west 1st team and All-Substate team. Cam Klostermann and Sonny DeMarce received WaMaC west recognition awards.

Earning WaMaC All-Academic awards were Lincoln Kingbird, Cam Klostermann and Wes Upah.

Keith Keahna, Jaelin Berger, Jessica Musgrave and Zoee Buffalo also each played in WaMaC Confernce Shoot Out at the end of the season.



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