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The Spartans kept their good run of form and 9 players provided the offense as Turpin defeated the visiting Glen Este Trojans, 44-29.
In the midst of a two game winning streak for both squads, the Glen Este Trojans called on Klinger Court and used seven 3 pointers to overwhelm the Spartans, 43-30.
The Gymnastics Seniors were announced and recognized before the commencement of the Forest Hills Flip Fest on January 14th. Our seniors shared advice to their fellow teammates and their future college decisions.
Hailey Beiswanger will attend the School at the Art Institute of Chicago majoring in art.
Polina Elagin is going to college somewhere and is undecided in her major.
Caitlin McGrath will attend the University of Kentucky and major in elementary education.
Brittany Gardner will attend either the University of Cincinnati or Miami University with a major in Business.
Katie Lambert will attend the University of Kentucky majoring in kinesiology.
Geena Marcone will attend the University of Cincinnati and major in business.
Kate Seibert will attend Miami University and major in Marketing with a minor in information systems
Congratulations to our Turpin Seniors!
The Girls Gymnastics continue deliver good news with their team score climbing 2 points higher at the Forest Hills Flip Fest on January 14th. The other schools competing with Turpin were Lakota East, Lakota West, Alter, Defiance, Worthington Kilbourne, Miami Trace and Magnificat high schools.
The team began the meet on vault with Maria Bushman, Olivia Meagher, Serra Tuzun, Amber Russell, Katie Lambert, Brittany Gardner, Polina Elagin and Gretchen Watkins competing. Junior Gretchen Watkins placed 10th with a score of 9.0 where she did a tsuk vault and stuck her landing.
The team rotated to bars with Olivia Meagher, Serra Tuzun, Amber Russell, Gretchen Watkins, Brittany Gardner and Katie Lambert competing. Gretchen finished in 9th place.
The next event was the balance beam with Gretchen Watkins and Polina Elagin leading the team and were joined by Serra Tuzun, Olivia Meagher, Amber Russell, Maria Bushman, and Genna Marcone.
The final event was the floor and competing this event was Olivia Meagher, Serra Tuzun, Amber Russell Maria Bushman, Gretchen Watkins, Kate Seibert, Genna Marcone, Hailey Beiswanger, Brittany Gardner, Polina Elagin and Katie Lambert. Senior Katie Lambert led the Spartans with a 10th place finish, closely followed by Brittany Gardner, Amber Russell and Gretchen Watkins.
Gretchen Watkins competed all-around for first time this season and finished in 7th place with a 33.85. Amber Russell also competed all-around and had a season high score. Serra Tuzun and Olivia Meagher competed all-around for first time this season.
The Spartans opened the game with an 18-5 run and never looked back as Turpin rebounded from a tough loss with an impressive 40-27 win over Sycamore.
The Spartans opened up arguably the most important week of the season in impressive fashion by dismantling the Aviators of Sycamore, 48-22, as three players scored in double figures and the defense held the visitors to just 10 points in the first half.
After a 10-0 regular season, Turpin moves to take on Harrison in the first round of the playoffs. The game will take place at Spartan Stadium-- presale tickets are available in the athletic office. Go Spartans!
Watch the football, cheerleading and cross country seniors take their final bow with their parents.
Caitlin Fisher at the State Tennis Championships
Story on Turpin student manager Robert Hunt