Posted On: 02/22/19 6:05 PM
The IHSA Class 1A state championship and third-place game is set with Danville Schlarman set to defend its title against Lanark Eastland.
Eastland 64, Tri-County 63
Eastland led for most of the first quarter before Tri-County began settling in. But when Tri-County seemed to have things in control with a 58-51 lead with 3:33 left, Eastland answered with an 8-1 run to tie the game at 59.
Best play: Eastland’s Erin Henze (2020) drove the ball to the right-side wing before handing it off, cutting to the right block,moving baseline and again out to the left wing where she was wide-open for a 3-pointer. It gave Eastland a 62-61 lead with 40 seconds left.
MVP: Erin Henze – 25 points (7-