The Pleasantville Trojans finished the regular season winning their final six games of the season to push the overall record to 16-5 overall.
Coach Joel Allman’s team was hitting the right buttons in a 57-34 win over the S.E. Warren Warhawks on the road Feb. 5, and again in a home win over the Carlisle Wildcats Feb. 8.
The Trojans knocked off a very good Carlisle team 72-69.
Pleasantville led 43-38 at halftime in a race horse brand of basketball.
Scoring slowed in the third as the teams were deadlocked at 52 entering the final eight minutes of action.
Trojan guards Gauge Van Haalen and Owen Worthington came up big with 26 and 17 points respectively.
The two combined to make nine 3-point field goals.
As a team, the Trojans were 11-of-20 shooting the ball from 3-point range.
Kyle Amendt added eight points, Grant Fouch and Brant Wilkins each poured in seven for PHS.
Pleasantville was right at 50 percent shooting from the floor.
Amendt had seven rebounds and Devon Dursky pulled in five.
Worthington led with seven assists and Fouch contributed six.
Van Haalen chipped in with seven steals and five assists to go with his 26 point night.
The Warhawks didn’t stand a chance against the red-hot Trojans.
Pleasantville led 26-16 at the half before opening up the lead to 50-25 at the close of three quarters.
Pleasantville had 15 points from Worthington, 12 by Fouch, seven by Van Haalen and six by Wilkins.
Fouch also was credited with four assists while Van Haalen had four steals.
The regular season win streak for the Trojans includes win over Lenox, Albia, Wayne, Bedford, S.E. Warren and Carlisle.
The team had close calls against Wayne, winning by a single point and over Carlisle taking it by three points.