9th girls championship Western Bruins vs SMAC PA Fever
In this 9th grade girls championship game saw SMAC PA get out to an early 6-0 lead using there Diamond press, forcing the Bruins into some early mistakes. The Bruins would settle down and go on a 8-4 run of there own, cutting the SMAC lead down to just 2 points (10-8). Soon the battle would ensue, with 3 lead changes in the first half. Halftime score SMAC PA 19 Bruins 17. In the Second half the Bruins would slow down the pace of the game with good ball movement. With SMAC PA still trying to speed up the game, they would find themselves getting into foul trouble. The lead would change several more times with the Bruins ahead 32 to 31 with 5 minutes remaining for good. The Bruins becoming more and more patient with there ball control would fine themselves at the free throw line as SMAC PA could not capitalize on there opportunities to cut into the lead and had to foul. The Bruins would slowly pull away for a 10 point 48 to 38 win.