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Girls' Basketball Takes Second Straight State Title
March 10th, 2014


The St. Pius X varsity girls' basketball team defeated Buford 48-45  on Saturday, March 8 to capture its second consecutive AAA state championship.  Asia Durr scored 23 points and Jasmine Carter added 12 for the Golden Lions.

Trailing 15-3 to end the first quarter, the Golden Lions outscored the Lady Wolves 20-6 in the second period to take a 23-21 halftime lead behind four three-pointers.  Durr knocked down three triples while Miah Allen added one of her own.  The lead ballooned to as much as eight in the fourth quarter before the Lady Wolves cut the deficit to 47-45. Carter sank one of two free throws for the final margin.  Allen finished with nine points, while Obi Okafor chipped in four.

The Golden Lions finished the season 30-3 for the second straight year and also took the Region 6-AAA crown for the second consecutive year. 

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