State 4A girls basketball: Tigers roll into semifinals
Holy Family's Essynce Contreraz tries to find a way around Delta's Breezy Huff during an elite 8 round game of the state girls basketball tournament at the Denver Coliseum March 3.
Holy Family's Julia Hodell gets her hand on this pass from Delta's Brayden Ahliberg during an elite 8 round game of the state 4A girls basketball tournament March 3 at the Denver Coliseum.
Holy Family's Fiona Snashall takes the jump shot over the defense of Delta's Brayden Ahlberg (15) and AAdrey Fraser (23) during an elite 8 round game of the state 4A girls basketball tournament March 3 in Denver.
DENVER – Holy Family High School turned on the defense against Delta in the third quarter of their elite 8 playoff game at the Denver Coliseum March 3.
The Tigers turned 10 Delta miscues into a dozen points and won the game 55-31. The win puts the defending state 4A champions into the semifinals against Lutheran High School. Tip time is 2:15 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at the Denver Coliseum
The first half was fairly even. HFHS scored seven of the last 10 points in the second quarter and forged a 21-15 lead at the break.
Essynce Contreraz led Holy Family with 11 points. Julia Hodell scored eight. Sawyer Dana and Alexcia Oaxaca added six. So did freshman Gracie Ward. Taylor Somers and Breezy Huff scored nine points to lead the Panthers. Tatem Miller and Aadrey Fraser scored four.
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