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February 3, 2013

Eagles get defensive vs. South

Geneva overcomes offensive woes to clinch share of Premier Athletic Conference title

(Continued)

GENEVA —

Mo Stohlman led the Rebels with eight points. Teammate Carrie Luck blocked four shots.

“We work very hard on defense,” Ertter said. “That’s what keeps us in all of our games is our defense. We’re a little challenged in our offensive sets right now. We get shots; we got some shots from the outside, we got shots from the inside. We have to finish those. And then we’re looking at maybe six or seven more points.

“It’s just that little push — and it’s all offensive. We have the kids who can do it, it’s just (that) they’ve got to finish.”

“I knew that they would (make us work very hard to score),” Barbo said. “They’re a good, athletic team. They’re very aggressive.”

South never got closer than seven after the 9-0 beginning, but it stayed in the contest for a very long time. After a 16-9 score at the break, the margin varied between eight and 12 until Lindsey Mayle hit a triple for her only points, and Becky Depp converted a driving layup, to stretch it from 27-17 to 32-17 at the end of the third quarter.

The Rebels answered with the next seven points, making it 32-24 as the 5:30 mark approached. But with less than five minutes left, Thomas followed in a shot, and after Stohlman hit the front end of a one-and-one, Thomas hit two free throws, Sarah Depp one of two foul shots and Becky Depp a 3-pointer to push to 40-25.

“Their zone was just very extended, and for us to even run any sets against it was hard because they were so spread out,” Barbo said. “So I knew we just had to try to break it down with the dribble.”

South rotated seven players, and only six in the first three quarters.

The game was delayed for about 12 minutes when most of the lights in the gym went off at the 2:43 mark of the second quarter.

Goldman is a freelance writer from South Euclid.

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