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Lathrop Girls’ Basketball Moves on to Second Round of Playoffs

Post Date:02/23/2017 11:18 AM

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Lathrop Girls’ Basketball Moves on to Second Round of Playoffs

Submitted by Chase Hayes
Community Outreach Intern

Lathrop Girls’ Varsity Basketball team hosted their first round of playoffs against Mountain House on Tuesday, February 21st.

Fans filled the stands in support of the girls’ hard work and hope to move onto the next round.

LHS BBall 2With a tied score of 32-32, the lady Spartans headed into the locker room at half-time, leaving the first half in the past.

Number 22, senior Danya Phillips, mentioned after the game that all she was focused on was playing the game, never paying attention to the score.

Phillips said, “we came back into the second half with more intensity and knew that if we wanted to win, we all had to play the same game.”

In the end, the Spartans had a victorious evening, with a final score of 57-48.

Assistant Coach Danielle Phillips, commented on what the girls need to improve before their next game. “Defense! Defense is what wins the game. Their press is looking phenomenal, but if the girls are wanting to go all the way, then they need to be able to drop back and get the ball.”

The girls continue their playoff journey, next to face the Foothill Mustangs on February 23rd

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