Suns heat up in the fourth, Girls Gold Showcase
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL-
The 11th Grade Girls Gold Super Showcase wrapped up Wednesday afternoon with an intense match up between Miami Suns Team Fowles and All Ohio Black LIVE on ESPN3.
The opening minutes of the game yielded no points for either team. All Ohio was first to strike behind their point guard Kasey Mitchell. At the end of the first, Ohio lead by eight points.
In the second quarter, the Suns turned it up and went into the half only trailing by two points, 33-31.
In the 3rd quarter, both teams continued to attack the basket and drain shots from outside the paint. Miami Suns tied the score at 42, but Ohio refused to give them the lead. They quickly put points on the board and led by four after three quarters.
The intensity picked up in the 4th quarter with the score spending much of the eight minutes tied. All Ohio was desperately holding onto the lead, but the Suns went up by two with 23.9 seconds on the clock. On the next play, they drew a foul to go up three. Miami would win it 64-61 at the buzzer and be crowned the 2012 11th Grade Girls Gold Super Showcase Champions.
Raigyne Moncreif led the Suns with 23 points, four assists and five rebounds. USA Basketball U17's Kai James also contributed with a double-double for the Suns scoring 13 points and grabbing 12 rebounds.
All Ohio was led by Kelsey Mitchell with 19 points, three assists and three rebounds. CLICK HERE for to view photo gallery from the action.
You can catch a replay of the exciting game HERE
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