Looking to avoid the upset against St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy in the regional semifinals, East Troy put their feet on the gas against the Lancers Friday night and never let up. Army bound Nate Dodge put together a performance to remember for the top-seeded Trojans, who flew past St. John’s 96-45.
Nate Dodge – 2013 – SG – East Troy HS
6-3 – Easy Troy, WI
Dodge came out firing on all cylinders, putting together a huge first half with 22 points. Dodge came of screens to free himself and drained just about everything. The Army commit stuffed the stat sheets with a handful of steals and assists as well. St. John’s had absolutely no answer for Dodge, who finished with 27 points.
Brett Prahl – 2013 – F – East Troy HS
6-9 – East Troy, WI
With Dodge on fire, Prahl was fine watching his senior counterpart go off on the Lancers in the first half. The second half was a different story for the Wisconsin-Milwaukee commit. Prahl was aggressive racking up nine quick points in the third quarter, finishing with 19 for the game. He did a nice job flashing in the paint and also attacking from the high post. Prahl also blocked just about everything inside that came his way.
Alex Prahl – 2013 – F – East Troy HS
6-9 – East Troy, WI
Like his twin brother, Prahl also did an outstanding job of protecting the paint with a number of blocked shots. The Wisconsin-Milwaukee commit ran the floor well in transition leading to some easy baskets and free throw opportunities. Prahl chipped in with 10 points for East Troy.
London Cobbs – 2015 – G – St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy
6-2 - Chicago, IL
St. John’s had an extremely tough time against East Troy’s zone Friday night. Cobbs still did a nice job of creating off the bounce, creating for teammates and connecting on some mid-range jumpers. The sophomore finished with 10 points Friday night.
Roman Manning – 2015 – G – St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy
5-10 – Madison, WI
Along with Cobbs, Manning put on a nice display of the future for St. John’s. The sophomore came off the bench and scored 14 points. Manning was tough to stay in front of, breaking down his opponent on a number of dribble drives.
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