Thomasville Times Enterprise

Local Sports

February 22, 2013

Brookwood falls in round of 8

Mount de Sales pulls away late

THOMASVILLE — The Brookwood girls basketball team’s surprising run ended Friday in the round of eight in the GISA Class AAA playoffs at Stratford Academy. The Warriors fell 36-23 to Mount de Sales.

Madeleine Harrer led Brookwood, which finished its season 10-8, with 13 points and six rebounds. Peyton Patterson added four points and four rebounds, while Maddie Eason, Isabella Piazza and Valley Smith all finished with two points.

“We played the best defense we’ve played all year,” Brookwood coach Brad Piazza said. “They were certainly favored by a large margin coming in and we actually had our chances late.

“Overall, it was a great team effort.”

The Warriors, who trailed by 10 at halftime, remained within eight points of Mount de Sales until the final two minutes when they were forced to foul. Brookwood also missed a handful of easy shots late, according to Piazza.

Still, with Piazza taking over the reins of the Brookwood girls team just this season, he was proud of the way the Warriors acclimated themselves to the changes.

“We talked about it after the game that we had a new coach with a new system and new demands and there was some wondering about how they’d respond,” he said. “They responded well.

“We were picked to finish last in our region and finished third. If you had asked people at the start of the season if we’d be here as one of the last eight teams standing in the state, you’d have gotten a lot of nos.”

Text Only
Local Sports
Business Marquee
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge US Supports Ukraine's Efforts to Calm Tensions Suspect in Kansas Shootings Faces Murder Charges Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport Raw: Storm Topples RVs Near Miss. Gulf Coast NASA Showcases Lunar Eclipse Pistorius Cries During Final Cross-Examination The Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year Later Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement First Women Move to Army Platoon Artillery Jobs Sex Offenders Charged in Serial Killings Police: Woman Stored Dead Babies in Garage OC Serial Murder Suspects May Have More Victims Family: 2 Shot in Head at Kan. Jewish Center Raw: Horse Jumping Inspires 'Bunny Hop' After Attack, Officials Kill 5 Bears in Florida Popular Science Honors Year's Top Inventions ND Oil Boom Attracting Drug Traffickers
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter

Do you think Lois Lerner should be jailed for not cooperating with the House probe into IRS targeting of conservative political organizations?

     View Results
Smoky Day in Thomasville
Project IMPACT 2011
SCBC Harry Potter Themed Blood Drive
TOSAC Rehearses "High School Musical"