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"Nettie" bags First-team Honor

By Ryan Brockschmitt

Brooke Nett, a TBHS junior, was recently named to the All-GAC first team as a midfielder in girls' soccer.

Nett established a new Trojanette record for most goals in a season with 11 and tied Jessie Wren's record for most assists in a season with 6 while leading the Trojanettes to their best season ever with 7 wins, 12 losses, and 4 ties. Brooke has 16 goals and 11 assists in her last two seasons with the Trojanettes.

Brooke can add this latest award to a trophy case that already includes awards in two other sports from 97-98 school year. Nett was named to the All-GAC first team in softball and was also named to the All-GAC second team and the All-Academic team in basketball.

Trojanettes Record-Breaking season comes to a halt

By Ryan Brockschmitt

The 1998 Trojanette Varsity girls soccer team had a tremendous season that included breaking or matching 5 team records and 2 individual records before losing to Ft. Zumwalt North in district play on May 19.

The girls had the best record in school history at 7 wins, 12 loses, and 4 ties. 4 of their loses came against area powerhouses in Francis Howell, Francis Howell North, Duchesne, and St. Charles West and 1 of their ties came against eventual GOTC champion Lutheran-St. Charles. The 7 wins were the most in the history of the program. Their record earned them the 4th seed in the district tournament, which was the highest ever for the program.

The team also broke the records for most goals in a season with 34 and most assists in a season with 22. The two individual records were both accomplished by junior midfielder Brooke Nett. Nett scored 11 goals on the season to beat the old record by 2 goals and tied Jessie Wren's record for most assists in a season with 6.

Trojanettes End Season On Winning Note

By Ryan Brockschmitt

On May 14 the TBHS Trojanettes Varsity soccer team beat the Lady Indians from Wentzville by a score of 2-1.

In the first half Jesse Wren scored for Troy on a breakaway. In the second half Ashley Gutermuth scored the game winner in the 76th minute on a pass from Mandy Gutermuth.

The Junior Varsity also beat Wentzville that day on the strength of Ashley Gutermuth's two goals and another goal by Tricia Wigner.

Earlier in the month The Trojanettes lost to Ft. Zumwalt South 6-1 on May 5, tied Principia 3-3 on May 6, and tied Clayton 2-2 on May 7.

Over that three game span The Gutermuth's tallied 4 combined goals with Mandy and Ashley scoring two goals each. Jesse Wren and Brooke Nett scored the other two goals in that span.

With the Ft. Zumwalt North game on May 18 being cancelled the Wentzville game was the last game of the season for the Trojanettes. The game was cancelled because those two teams will meet on the 19th of May in the opening game of district action at Ft. Zumwalt North.

Trojanettes Achieve 5th Win in Record Time

By Ryan Brockschmitt

The TBHS Trojanettes Varsity soccer team, led by Kieth Klostermann have won four of their last six games to improve to 5-3. The fifth win is important to the team because they achieved it in only their eighth game of the season, faster than any other Trojanette soccer team in school history. Last year's team which finished with 5 wins, 14 losses, and 1 tie, took 20 games to notch their 5th win.

The Trojanettes played some of their best soccer and got some of their best individual performances from the players in the recent six game span. On April 1st, the Trojanettes beat Warrenton 2-1. Brooke Nett had a goal and an assist in that game including the game winning goal and an assist on Jesse Wren's header off of a cornerkick. The girls beat Mexico the next day by a score of 6-0. The Trojanettes got 2 goals each from Jesse Wren, Brooke Nett, and Carolyn Giroux in the win.

Trojanettes Play Lutheran-St. Charles to a Draw, Take One in Jeff City

By Ryan Brockschmitt

On Wednesday, April 22, the TBHS Trojanettes Varsity soccer team tied Lutheran-St. Charles 2-2, on goals from Jesse Wren, and Brooke Nett. The first half was packed with action with Broke Nett scoring for Troy and Stacey Drummond scoring for Lutheran-St. Charles. Nett's goal was scored on a long cross from Melissa Clark that Brooke promptly knocked into the upper corner of the net past Lutheran-St. Charles's goalie, Casey Jones in the 10th minute. Katie Morrison played goal for Troy in the first half and saved 2 of the 3 shots she faced. The second half included 2 goals and a rain delay. The 20 minutes of the second half before the rain delay were enough for Melissa Clark to notch another assist this time to Jesse Wren in the 58th minute. The goal put the Trojanettes in the lead. The rain came at the 60-minute mark of the game. After 5 minutes of hiding out the referees decided it was time to pick up the action where they left off. Lutheran's Stacey Drummond scored in the 66th minute on a blast from the right side of the penalty box that slipped past Troy goalie Danielle Moxley to knot the game at 2 apiece. Moxley made 3 saves on the 4 shots she faced. Trojanettes Take one in Jeff City On April 24th and 25th the Trojanettes played in the Jefferson City Blue Jays Invitational Soccer Tournament. The Trojanettes beat Waynesville and lost to Springfield and Warrenton. Ashley Gutermuth scored two goals in the 3-2 win over Waynesville on April 24th. One unassisted in the first half and the game winner in the 75th minute from fellow freshman Julie Hoeft. Brooke Nett also scored in the win over Waynesville on a throw-in from Rachel Courtney in the 55th minute. Troy falls to Kickapoo On April 25th Troy fell to the Kickapoo from Springfield (Mo) by a score of 3-2. Brooke Nett scored in the 15th minute on a pass from Katie Wengler to tie the game at 1 after Becky Linns had scored for Springfield 4 minutes into the game. After Springfield scored two consecutive goals, one in the 21st minute by Becky Linns and one in the 43rd minute by Candice Miller Troy was down 3-1. In the 76th minute Brooke Nett ran into the box with the ball and was trampled by two Springfield players. Nett was awarded a penalty shot but was unable to take the shot because she was forced to leave the game with scrapes and bruises. Rachel Courtney stepped in for Brooke to take the penalty shot and knocked the ball in the back of the net. Katie Morrison made 6 saves in the first half for Troy and Danielle Moxley made 3 saves in the second half. The loss was not bad for the Trojanettes considering Springfield won their 3 games by a combined score of 15-2. The Trojanettes lost to Warrenton in their second game on the 25th by a score of 3-1 in a shootout. Troy tied Warrenton 1-1 in regulation. Brooke Nett scored the only goal for the Trojanettes in the 25th minute. Rachel Courtney scored the lone goal for Troy in the shootout. The top scorers for Troy in the tournament were Broke Nett with 3 goals and Ashley Gutermuth and Rachel Courtney with two goals each. Brooke Nett is now the leading scorer for Troy and the second leading scorer in the Gateway Athletic Conference with 10 goals and 3 assists in 16 games.

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