The St.Louis Trotters brought home the Spring IBA Championship last weekend. In the semi-finals the Trotters took on the #1 seed and undefeated Kenosha Ballers(10-0). The Trotters came away with a close victory 89 to 86 on the Ballers home court as they hosted the playoffs. The Trotters was led by Lonnell Johnson with 24pts Nico Reed with 18pts and Cordell Hadnot 16.
In the finals the Trotters took on the Windy City Blazers. This was a hard fought game for the Trotters. The Trotters was down for most of the game. Down as much as 12 points with 4 minutes left in the game. The Trotters rallied back into the game. Down 3 with .49 sec left, Milan Pepper hit a 3 pointer in the corner to tie the game 107 to 107. The game went into overtime. In overtime the Trotters pulled away from the Blazers with a 16 to 9 run to finish the game with a 123 to 116 victory. The Trotters was led by Milan Pepper with 31pts Lonnell Johnson 29 and Mike Chandler 17.