Lady Trojans drop another close game to Bonanza

The Lady Trojans lost in non-league action Friday to Bonanza, 42-38.

It was the battle between the two cellar teams as Bonanza (10-16 overall, 0-7 Northwest League) beat Pahrump (2-18, 0-12 Sunset League).

The Trojans kept up with Bonanza throughout the whole game and at the half was down only by one point, 16-15. At the end of the third, Pahrump had an 18-15 lead, but the girls allowed Bonanza to outshoot them, 11-5 in the fourth and this was the difference in the game.

Trojans shooting was led by Alyssa Murphy, Jill Smith and Shayla Dance, who each had 8 points.

The Lady Trojans played their last home game on Tuesday (past deadline) against Mojave (9-11, 5-7), which was senior night and then the team plays their last game of the season on the road at Spring Valley (23-1, 12-0) on Thursday. The Grizzlies are not only the number one team in the division but they are also undefeated in the conference.

Boys basketball: The Trojans boys (0-16, 0-12) team played Bonanza (18-7, 5-3) on Friday and lost 74-54. It was 33-27 at the half and the boys never really got into the game until the end and that was too late. In the third quarter Bonanza pulled away by outscoring Pahrump 23-11 points.

Daniel Foss led the Trojans in scoring with 21 points. Parker Hart was next with 11 points.

The boys played Mojave (15-8, 9-3) at home on Tuesday for senior night, coverage on Friday. The Trojans are away at Spring Valley (8-16, 3-9) for their last game on Thursday and will finish the season in last place in their division.

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