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Lady Pirates advance, Coursers fall in 3A Great 8

Posted at 10:42 PM, Mar 12, 2020

Two of Southern Colorado's top teams in Class 3A took the court at DU's Hamilton Gym for the Great 8 Thursday morning.

Looking every bit a potential three-time champion, the No. 1 St. Mary's basketball team cruised past No. 9 The Vanguard School 54-24.

With the win, the Lady Pirates advance to Friday's Final Four against No. 5 Pagosa Springs. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.

In the early game, the No. 2 Coursers boys basketball team fell to Sterling 53-37.

Despite a solid showing from Colorado commit, Dominique Clifford, TVS fell behind by as many as 20 points in the second half and were unable to recover.