Highlight Reel: Girls Basketball Finals

March 19, 2016

The 2015-16 girls basketball season came to a close Saturday night at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, where four first-time champions were crowned. 

Here are some highlights from the Finals. Click on the score to watch the game in its entirety and order DVDs:

Class A – Warren Cousino 67,  Detroit Martin Luther King 65 

Kelly In Transition - Micaela Kelly of Detroit Martin Luther King led all scorers in the Class A Final with 34 points, including this basket in transition after a Warren Cousino miss.

Kate Cans The 3 - Kate McArthur gave Warren Cousino a 19-point lead in the third quarter with her fourth 3-pointer of the game.

Class B – Marshall 51, Grand Rapids South Christian 42

Vander Last-Second Hoop - Markayla Vander of Grand Rapids South Christian led all scorers in the Class B Final against Marshall with 16 points, including this last-second basket to end the first half. 

Transition Hoop For Tucker - Marshall built a 14-point lead midway through the third quarter on this fastbreak basket by Nicole Tucker, who had eight points.

Class C – Ypsilanti Arbor Prep 53, Traverse City St. Francis 37

Steal & Score - Ypsilanti Arbor Prep led all the way in the Class C Final against Traverse City St. Francis. Here's a steal to start the second half that turns into a basket for Cydney Williams.

Lyman Leads Glads - Annie Lyman of Traverse City St. Francis led all scorers in the Class C Final with 15 points, two coming on this layup in the third quarter.

Class D – Pittsford 48, Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart 30 

Clark Steals & Scores - Late in the first half of the Class D Final, Pittsford's Maddie Clark makes the steal and takes it in for a basket. Clark had 23 points and 10 rebounds in the game.

Eagle-Eyed Scout - Keeping Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart in the game early with her 3-point shooting was freshman guard Scout Nelson, who led the Irish with nine points.

PHOTO: Grand Rapids South Christian and Marshall played in front of one of the weekend's largest crowds during Saturday's Class B Final. (Click to see more at HighSchoolSportsScene.com.)

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