The phrase "Cinderella
Story" is often overused in sports. Too many times I have heard that a
team is a Cinderella story when the fact is that the team in question is better
than their competition. But one could argue that the
Shayla Henderson won Metro Region
player of the year. The junior forward averaged over 17 points, six
rebounds and six assists per game. Still, she was left off of the
The Lady Jaguars had a chance to carry their 11 game winning streak into the 1st round of the 5A state tournament as they took on the Lady Aztecs of Corona Del Sol, fresh off of an overtime loss to Desert Vista.
As usual, Pat Reed's team came out shooting. Junior guards Sy Janousek and Amy Rosencrantz combined for 32 of the Aztec's 46 points.
The Cinderella run is over for the
Lady Jaguars. Their final record is 20-10. But the future looks
bright for the Lady Jaguars. The only impact senior that they are losing
is Whitney Young. Henderson,
Corona Del Sol will move on to the second round to play Mountain Pointe.