Feb 21 – Girls Basketball Advances to Quarterfinals

The Lady Dons posted a 64 to 52 victory in round 1 of the NCS Division 2 playoffs Tuesday night over Rancho Cotate.  After a back and forth first half of play the Dons had a small halftime lead.  Both teams largely spent the first half feeling each other out.  Finally, the Dons began to assert themselves in the 3rd quarter behind the point guard leadership of Brooke Panfili, inside the paint domination of Emma Godfrey, and all around outstanding play of Roni Marrone.  The lead grew to double digits early in the 4th quarter and the girls didn’t look back the rest of the way.  Brooke Panfili made multiple key shots in the second half on her way to a game high 21 points.  Meanwhile, Emma Godfrey scored 18 points and Roni Marrone added 15 points.  The ladies are back in action Friday night at home for round 2 of the playoffs against Redwood!

Brian Frechman