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Commitment to defense leads L-E past Lady Vols
L-ES SAMANTHA JEAN DRIVES to the basket in Tuesdays game with Andrew Jackson. The junior guard had 14 points in the Lady Demons victory.
Who needs a grease board when the spoken word will do.Forsaking a diagram of the X’s and O’s, Lugoff-Elgin girls’ basketball coach Von Duncan used halftime of Tuesday night’s game with visiting Andrew Jackson to appeal to her team’s heart … not to mention their pride in trying to overcome a 23-17 halftime deficit.The second 16 minutes were a different story, as an energized Lady Demon squad took it to the Lady Volunteers in a 47-41 L-E win. When asked what she told her team at halftime, Duncan said the adjustments were more mental than making changes to any scheme.“We told them that we had to turn it up on defense,” she said. “Defense is always what we’re preaching.