Girls Basketball: Zama breaks through for program's first championship
KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa – Where Zama’s girls basketball team is concerned, the third time was the charm.
Freshman Chloe Sterling pumped in 24 of her 29 points in the first half as the Trojans, who struggled to get going in the first two periods, pulled away in the second half to win their first Far East Division II Tournament title, 58-43 over Daegu in a battle of underclass stars.
“She set the tone and saved us,” first-year Zama coach Daisy Whitaker-Hayes said of Sterling. “If it wasn’t for her in the first half, it could have gone a different way. She was pivotal.”
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