2022 Class 2-1A State Softball Bracket - Pratt, KS
Troy High School, 21-0, will be the #2 Seed and play Belle Plaine #7 Seed at 5 p.m. on Field B at Pratt Green Sports Complex, 2006 E 6th St., Pratt, Kansas.
A send off "pep rally" is being finalized and those plans will be out early Monday.
The Lady Trojans will have an escort out of town on Wed., May 25th at 9 a.m. They will leave THS at 9 a.m. and travel down Main Street. Please Come Out and Support the Lady Trojans! Wave your flags, make signs and hold them up along Main Street, and honk your horns!
State Fan Information:
Site: Pratt-Green Sports Complex
Address: 2007 E. 6th Street, Pratt, 67124
Parking Fee: No Charge
Gates Open: 1 hour prior to first game
Tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.kshsaa.org.
The Lady Trojans won 1-0 over McLouth to win the 2-1A Regional at Riverside on Tues., May 18th. Paityn Engemann didn't allow a single run against McLouth, throwing a complete game shutout and leading Troy. The pitching was strong for both teams. Engemann struck out 14 batters. Emerson Weber went 2 for 3 at the plate leading the Trojans. Emerson hit a walk off hit to right field to score senior Paige Hinds to get the win.
In the semi-final game, Troy snatched the lead late in the game with a 12-2 victory over Riverside. The game was tied at one with Troy batting in the bottom of the fourth when Emma McConnaughey singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. Troy scored six runs in the sixth inning. The big inning was thanks to singles by Paige Hinds and Claire Winder, a fielder's choice by Emerson Weber, an error on a ball put in play by Jacey Moore, and a double by McConnaughey. Paityn Engemann was credited with the victory for Troy. The righty surrendered one run on tow hits over six innings, striking out 12. Paityn Engemann smacked one home run on the day in the fourth inning. Winder and McConnaughey each had multiple hits for the Trojans. Winder led the team with three hits in four at bats.
The Trojans faced Horton in round 1 of regionals The Trojans won big 13-2 on Monday, May 17th. The Lady Trojans tallied six runs in the 2nd inning. The offense was led by Paige Hinds, Avery Euler, Paityn Engemann, and Jacey Moore, who all drove in runs. Avery Euler got the win. Euler surrendered two runs on three hits over five innings, striking out seven and walking one. The Trojans tallied five hits on the day, Euler and Engemann each racked up multiple hits for Troy with 2 each. Emerson Weber led Troy with three stolen bases.
The Lady Trojans will travel to Pratt, Kansas for the 2-1A State Softball Tourney on May 26th and 27th. Brackets have not been released as of this article. A send off for the Lady Trojans will be Wednesday at 10 AM on Main Street. Please come out and support the Lady Trojans as they try for a State Championship.
Harper Whetstine is the OTL champion in the 8th grade girls 200m and 400m. Harper set a new school record in the 400m with a time of 1:04 breaking the old mark set by Hana Speaks in 2006. She also tied the high jump record this year with a leap of 4’10”.
The Troy Kindergarten class travelled to Topeka, Kansas on Monday, May 9th to go to the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center and Gage Park. Students were able to explore inside and outside at the Discovery Center. Students played in the kitchen, used an auger, built with large Legos and Lincoln Logs, rode bikes, and even walked on water. After their fun at the Discovery Center, students and parents went to Gage Park for a picnic lunch and then enjoyed a few minutes exploring the park. A fun day was had by everyone!
Perfect Attendance for April
Students at TGS were recognized for having perfect attendance for the month of April. We had a total of 68 students with perfect attendance for the month of April. One student from each grade level was drawn to receive a special reward. Students recognized were: Mason Mayer – Kindergarten; Calvin Porter – 1st Grade; Porter Owens – 2nd Grade; John McKittrick – 3rd Grade; Emily Krug – 4th Grade; Jaxton Fuemmeler – 5th Grade
TVL Art Show
Jaya Pierce- 2nd Ribbon
Karlie Grable- 2nd Ribbon
Gracie Grable- 2nd Ribbon
Anna Fleek- 2nd Ribbon
Highland Community College Art Day
Emerson Weber- Art Excellence
Addison Slater- Art Excellence
Jaycee Horner- Honorable Mention
Karlie Grable- Honorable Mention
The USD 429 Master Teacher of the Year Selection Committee met on April 20, 2022, to select the Master Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Two teachers were nominated for the honor.
Michael Adame- Mr. Adame has taught students at the Troy School District for 4 years. Since starting at Troy, Mr. Adame has really been involved in the Troy school system. He teaches the agriculture classes which include Food Science, Agricultural Mechanics, Agricultural Welding, Horticulture, Plant and Soil Science, Animal Science, and Exploratory Ag.
Mr. Adame also contributes to the school in a variety of other sponsorships and roles. He drives the school bus for one of the morning routes and drives for other school events and activity trips. He sponsors the FFA program at the school and looks for opportunities to involve students in the community.
Mr. Adame has helped the FFA members host blood drives at the school twice a year, host the 4th of July tractor pull, leads the selling of the meat and fruit sales for FFA and works with the 4-H organization. He is an assistant baseball coach and helps at the scorer’s table during football and basketball games.
He is a teacher that fully understands what the basics of teaching are all about. He always goes above and beyond in sharing his knowledge of the subjects to his students and he tries to ensure the students have a positive learning experience.
Allisha Engemann – Mrs. Allisha Engemann was chosen as the 2021-2022 USD 429 Master Teacher of the Year!
Allisha is a past nominee. She has taught in the Troy district for ten years, nine of those at the Troy Grade School and this year at the Troy Middle School.
Mrs. Engemann creates a warm, encouraging, and fun learning environment for her students and is brave enough to use flexible seating in her classroom! She establishes good communication and rapport with students and parents and does a great job at keeping parents informed. Allisha was very helpful in the transitional move of the 6th grade students to the annex this past school year.
Mrs. Engemann has also been involved in the school district in a variety of areas and support roles. She has served as a middle school volleyball coach and middle school track coach. She helped implement the tradition of Pi Day at the elementary school with the 6th graders.
Allisha will be transitioning into the role of the elementary principal for Troy Grade School students, staff, and parents for the 2022-20223 school year. We appreciate her continued support and service to the students and parents of the district.