Alyssa Schulte

Troy Buchanan’s Alyssa Schulte scores two of her 11 points on an easy layup in the fourth quarter against Francis Howell North on Feb. 14. The Trojans earned a share of the GAC title with a 59-40 win over the Knights.

St. Charles – With a young squad led by someone who was coaching girls varsity basketball for the first time after a decade of leading boys teams, no one saw this coming.

Leading by five points at halftime, Troy Buchanan could sense Francis Howell North was gaining some momentum on its home floor.