Lady Pirates advance to round two in Regional Tournament

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Englewood High Schools girls varsity basketball team finished their last home game with an epic win during round one of the Regional Tournament. The game went into double overtime. Seniors say they had an emotional ride while on the Englewood court. A roller coaster of emotions as it was the last time on the hardwood at EHS in their high school career. All around player Diamante Martinez (12) was excited the game turned around when it did, “We started off very slow and our shots just weren’t falling, halftime came and we were still losing but we ended up picking up the pace in the 4th quarter; I was very proud of my effort, because DSST was the team we lost to in the first round of playoffs last season.”

Nisha Adams
Game winning shot in double overtime to move the Pirates into the second round of the regional tournament.

She says the game and this team has changed her life, “This team has impacted my life in so many ways, keeping me stay out of trouble for years and creating a bond with my team who turned into my family.”

 

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Underclassmen say the seniors stepped up their leadership on the court and had plays that kept their opponents on their toes. Watching the game from the stands was an exciting experience, the crowd was really focused by the rising anticipation with every basket.

The final score was 53-48 which advances the Lady Pirates to the second round of the Regional tournament. The game is on Thursday.

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