Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Girard Trojans

Girard has earned Craw-Kan team of the Week.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Mar 7, 2019

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This weeks Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from Southeast Kansas is the Girard HS basketball team led by head coach Rod Wescott.

Girard punched their ticket to the state tournament for the first time since 2016 last Satruday as they outlasted Baxter Springs (55-48) in the 3A sub-state tournament championship. The Trojans also had a ten-point come from behind win in the semifinals over Caney (66-55) on Friday to put them in the position. Caleb Muia had 40 points against Caney to put the Trojans in the title game. He had 91 points over three tournament games for Girard. Evan Troike, Ryder Worrell, Carter Doherty, Dylan Collins, Zane Henderson and Gabe Muia also stepped up big in the sub-state tournament games. 

Girard opens up 3A state tournament play on Thursday at 8:15 pm in Hutchinson with a first round matchup with Kingman (17-5). 

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 Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2018-2019 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week" for the fifth consecutive season.

"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 five years," said Sports in Kansas CEO, 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. It's also going to several other areast in Southeast Kansas” 

"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, plus Erie, Pittsburg and Parsons. 

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?

email: sportsinkansas@gmail.com