Eleanor Roosevelt defeats Paint Branch in Semi finals

Eleanor Roosevelt HS. Lady Raiders meet up with the Lady Panthers of Paint Branch HS. in the 4A State Semi Finals. The Lady Raiders get on the board 1st. and keep the Lady Panthers from scoring their first point until the 3 minutes left in the 1st quarter. Roosevelt’s Lady Raiders full press defense, holds the Lady Panthers to 8 point in the first quarter, score Lady Raiders 17 Lady Panthers 8.

Paint Branch Lady Panthers are having a hard time finding an open shot, and making it when they have the opportunity to. The Lady Raiders continues to put press on Lady Panthers until halftime.  Score Lady Raiders 36  Lady Panthers 18.

Paint Branch Lady Panthers defense is looking tired, but are trying their best to keep up with the Lady Raiders offense. The Lady Raiders are scoring on every possession with ease. At the end of 3rd quarter the Lady Raiders lead 57 to 30 Lady Panthers.

The Lady Raiders 3-2 zone defense making it hard for the Lady Panthers score. With two minutes left in the fourth, the Lady Raiders substitute the entire team with their back ups.

Final Score Eleanor Roosevelt 75 Paint Branch 48

Story by Kyle Hall, Photos by Jeffrey Vogt

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