Girls defeat Lakewood 44-42 to take AAA state

Girls defeat Lakewood 44-42 to take AAA state

      Lancaster High won the AAA State Championship Saturday, March 7, in USC’s Colonial Center, beating last year’s state champ Lakewood 44-42.

     The Bruins, 27-0 on the season, began their playoff March by defeating South Pointe 55-53 March 10 to clinch the region championship.

     The Bruins then defeated Greer 66-49 in the first round of the playoffs, Lower Richland 52-39 in the second round, Southside 41-10 in the third round and Dreher 42-35 to clinch the Upper State Championship.

     The girls basketball state championship was the first for Lancaster High since 1959. The school’s girls team also won a state championship in 1947.

Members of the 2014-15 Lancaster High Girls Basketball State Championship Team
–      #3     Malia Rivers, 5’6”, Junior Guard
–      #5     Kaela Robinson, 5’3”, Senior Guard
–      #10     Kelana Howze, 5’5”, Freshman     Guard
–      #15     Zaria Woods, 5’9”, Freshman Post
–      #20     Amirah Steward, 5’6”, Junior Guard
–      #21     Alexis Williams, 5’11”, Junior Forward
–      #22     Hayden Thorne, 6’0”, Junior Post
–      #23     Najia Lamar-Slaughter, 5’6”, Junior Post
–      #25     Kaliya Jackson, 5’7”, Senior Forward
–     #30     Mia Flowers, 6’0”, Senior Post
–     #33     Keyotta Garris, 5’11”, Junior Forward
–     #34     Qa’Brisha Sanders, 5’8”, Sophomore Post

–     Head Coach – Ronnie Robinson
–     Assistant Coaches – Shelia Garris & Faramarz Mickle

–     Managers – Oeja Patterson, Christina Parker & DaShaun Robinson

      Here’s a link to the team’s stats for the season.