The Girard boys basketball team, led by head coach Rod Wescott, has been named the Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from the Southeast Kansas area for their 66-51 victory over Liberal on Friday night.
The Trojans were paced by a huge night from junior Caleb Muia who had 31 points. Ethan Goff also chipped in 15 points while Evan Troike had 10. Girard, who trailed the majority of the first half and only led by three at the half, had a big second half. The Trojans led by eight points heading into the fourth quarter before winning by 15.
Girard will be back in action tonight as they take on Iola. The Girard girls also picked up a win on Friday night, 57-47 over the Liberal girls. Sydnee Crain paced the Trojans with 24 points, 12 rebounds, nine steals and five assists.
Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2017-2018 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week".
"I am looking forward to this partnership again for another year with Craw-Kan and highlighting teams from the SEK area to not only a local platform but also giving them statewide reach on our network, it's became quite the popular feature over the last three or four years," said Sports in Kansas Managing Partner, Chet Kuplen. "Not only does this help athletes and teams to be promoted for their achievements, it also lets the area know what all the new products that Craw-Kan has to offer, including new gigabit fiber now in the the area. Also that Craw-Kan is now in Frontenac and Pittsburg”
"Craw-Kan offers all your technology needs in the area from internet to web design and cell phones to security systems." said Craw-Kan Marketing Manager, Zach Adams. "We have a lot of new products including the fastest internet in the area in the new gigabit fiber, we are also in Frontenac and Pittsburg with our service. We are very excited with all the new products we have to offer to the area."
Nominations will be accepted from every Friday-Sunday, with the "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" being released every Monday on Sports in Kansas (Kansas-Sports.com). Teams must be nominated via email or twitter.
Teams must be from the following leagues in the Southeast Kansas area to be eligible: SEK, CNC, TRL
Craw-Kan and Sports in Kansas will also partner in releasing a "All Craw-Kan Team" for the Southeast Kansas area after postseason play has wrapped up.
How to nominate?