Staples and Fairfield Warde will square off Thursday, Dec. 28, in the final of the Todd Burger Girls Basketball Tournament.
The HAN Network will bring you the action live from Fairfield Ludlowe High School; pregame is scheduled for 2:15 p.m., with tip-off at 2:30, but the start time is determined by the end of the consolation game between Fairfield Ludlowe and St. Paul Catholic of Bristol.
Staples advanced to the finals by overcoming an 11-point first-quarter deficit to top Fairfield Ludlowe, 51-45. . Now 4-1, Staples has won four consecutive games and has rallied from at least 10 points down in each victory.
Arianna Gerig went 8-of-14 from the line on the way to a 16-point game for the Wreckers, driving the lane from long distance.
Click here to watch the Staples-Ludlowe semifinal.
Warde won a battle of unbeatens against St. Paul Catholic of Bristol, 50-31. The Mustangs sprinted out of the gate to a 25-10 halftime lead and held the Falcons to single digits in each of the first three quarters.
Libby McKenna was at the front of an aggressive half-court defense by the Mustangs (5-0), converting three steals at center court into layups and adding two 3-point shots for 12 points before intermission.
Olivia Parisi was dominant inside for Warde, driving the lane to score 14 from the floor and go 6-of-8 from the line for 20 points.
Click here to watch the St. Paul-Warde semifinal.
Frank Granito, John Kovach, and Kevin Coleman will be on the call.
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