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Helias girls take third

Helias girls take third

December 30th, 2012 in News

Taylor Hagenhoff of Helias battles Eureka's Mia Fiore for a rebound during Saturday's game at Fleming Fieldhouse.

Photo by Julie Smith

At the start, it looked like they may have been finished. But it's not how you start, it's how you finish.

"It was an auspicious start," Helias coach Doug Light said Saturday afternoon after the Lady Crusaders claimed third place in the State Farm Holiday Hoops Invitational with a 57-49 victory against the Eureka Lady Wildcats at Fleming Fieldhouse.

The beginning of the game wasn't quite what Helias wanted.

The Lady Crusaders won the opening tip and promptly turned the ball over. The Lady Wildcats came down and drilled a 3-pointer, followed by another ....