Posted On: 02/12/20 10:25 PM

The vibe of the playoffs was in the air last night in Marshall's gymnasium during a matchup of the top teams in the National District. Several D1 commits dazzled throughout the game between the Statesmen and Eagles, but in the end a second half run of defensive intensity and three-point shooting sealed the win and number one seed in the district tournament for Edison. Amongst the display of talent were a few players doing the little, but important things and quietly demonstrating skills of their own.

Celeste Castma (F, 2021)

Casta pictured during the Art Turner Memorial Classic. Photo courtesy of Twitter. 

Castma did a little bit of everything for the Eagles, putting up 15 points, 6 boards and even a few steals. She is becoming more comfortable in the paint and will become an important factor in postseason play if Edison is to repeat as district and regional champs.

Valerie Dirkse (F, 2021)

Against Edison's tough zone defense, Dirkse made a lot of smart decisions and fakes to get Marshall some easy buckets, totaling 8 points and 2 rebounds. She is finishing her junior season quite

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