Craw-Kan Team of the Week: Girard Trojans

Girard has been named Craw-Kan Team of Week and is 15-0 on the season.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Feb 9, 2016

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The Girard boys basketball team, led by head coach Rod Wescott, has earned this weeks Craw-Kan "Your Community Technology Partner" Team of the Week from the Southeast Kansas area after picking up two dominating wins this past week and improving to 15-0 on the season.

The Trojans opened up last week with a 71-45 victory over Frontenac on Tuesday and finished off the week on Friday with another 77-49 blowout road victory over Southeast-Cherokee. On Friday, Girard was led by it's two 4A-II all-state candidates, Laike Damman (23 pts) and Drew Davied (18pts), who combined for 41 points in the contest over Southeast. Eric Wilson also added 17 for the Trojans. 

Girard (15-0, 2-0 CNC), currently the #1 ranked team in the state by the KBCA for 4A-II, will take on Columbus at home on Tuesday. 


Craw-Kan “Your Technology Partner" and Sports in Kansas will once again be in partnership over the 2015-2016 school year to release a "Craw-Kan Team of the Week". 

"I am again excited for this partnership 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," 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 coming to the area. Also the announcement that Craw-Kan is coming to 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 coming to 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 ( 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?