“They should be proud of themselves!”

Troy High’s Danny Sully goes up for two against West Bloomfield’s Chris Oviasu. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)

Troy High’s basketball season came to the end at Calihan Hall Tuesday night as the Colts were defeated by West Bloomfield in Class A quarterfinal play.

“It was a fantastic season for the Colts. I’m absolutely proud of the boys,” said Curtis Myers, head of the Troy High Athletic Boosters. “They did better than I think anyone expected.

Even though the game didn’t end with a win, it was a fantastic season for the team and its fans. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)

The Athletic Boosters funded four busses to transport students and fans to Calihan Hall.

“Everyone respects how far they came this season,” said senior Elizabeth Graham.

Troy’s Stefan Palincas works through West Bloomfield traffic. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)

“They put their heart out every single day. To see them go so far means a lot for the school as a whole,” said senior Joey Bugaj.

“This is their best season since 1989. They’re great kids,” said AP Psych teacher Kelly Forshey.

Troy’s Clay Sebastian brings the ball down the court. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)

“It was a very great run. They should be proud of themselves. It was an awesome season,” said Athletic Director Dan House.

“It made Troy High more exciting. It made everyone more spirited and they came together,” said junior Emma Bossenberger.

Troy fans watch the closing minutes of the game. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)

“It was really fun watching them throughout the playoffs. It was a lot of fun cheering them on through the season,” added junior Joey Mason.

“It’s been awesome seeing how much passion and hard work these guys put in. I’m just really proud of them,” said senior Tiffany Nogoy.

There’s a lot of hoop hopes for next year.

“They’re young; we started four juniors and a sophomore so I can’t wait until next year,” said Curtis Myers.

Troy’s Leon Ayers works the lane. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
Troy’s Isaiah Smith fights for position against West Bloomfield. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
Troy’s Robert Banas drives through heavy coverage. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
The Athletic Boosters funded four busses to transport students and fans to Calihan Hall. “We started with one bus, then it became two, then three and now we’re filling four busses,” said Curtis Myers, head of the Boosters. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)
Fans and cheerleaders ride the bus to the Quarterfinals. (photo by Rodney Curtis/School Life Troy)

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