Girls State Hoops: Benilde-St. Margaret’s erases double-digit deficit in 3A Semi win over DeLaSalle

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Olivia Olson’s 25 points and Kendall Mcgee’s 19 helped Benilde-St Margaret’s charge from behind to reel DeLaSalle in then run away for a 64-53 win in the Class AAA Girls Basketball State Quarterfinals.

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DeLaSalle led by as many as 16 in the first half and by 11 at halftime. The game was tied 45-45 with six-and-a-half to go, when the Red Knights went on a game-clinching run that put the Islanders away.

Two McGee baskets and an Olson fast-break created a 7-0 run for a 52-45 BSM lead with 5:43 to go.

The run extended to 14-2 on another McGee fastbreak bucket for a 59-47 lead with 2:50 to go.

DeLaSalle was led by Aneisha Scott’s 17 points. Jordyn Johnson had 9 points and 12 rebounds for the Islanders.

Benilde St-Margaret’s advances to play Alexandria in Thursday’s Class AAA State Semifinals

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