South Fayette hit the Greater Latrobe girls basketball team with a barrage of three-pointers throughout Thursday’s game. But the Lady Wildcats got the job done at the free throw line when it mattered most.
With his team traveling to play one of the top teams in the WPIAL Class 4A bracket, Derry Area boys basketball coach Tom Esposito knew his group needed a strong start on Thursday. Unfortunately for the Trojans, they fell into a 20-3 hole after the first quarter against host Quaker Valley, and the Quakers never looked back during a 64-35 victory in a WPIAL Class 4A first-round game.
It’s been three years since the Greater Latrobe girls basketball team had a WPIAL playoff game. But Greater Latrobe’s 46-44 section-clinching win against Woodland Hills last Thursday sure felt like one.
After the Ligonier Valley boys basketball team suffered a blowout loss against Greater Latrobe and a disheartening setback against hapless Valley to conclude the regular season, Rams’ head coach Tim Gustin stressed two aspects heading into the playoffs — defense and rebounding.
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