Posted On: 03/8/19 12:30 PM
1. First things first, this game was a coach’s nightmare. With each team’s season on the line, hoping for a chance to play for the District Final, you have to make the simple plays. Knocking down Free Throws is one of those. Had each team shot a measly 68% from the line, the crowd gathered at Lakewood High School would not have been treated to an extra half of basketball (four 4:00 OT periods). Instead, St. Ignatius shot 17/36 (47.2%) while their opponent Brecksville-Broadview Heights went 13/23 (56.5%). So what did we learn here? Free Throws can and will win or lose you a game.
2. Often times in big games such as this one, you see a team scrape and claw their way through a game until one difference maker puts on a cape and takes