Cleveland.com Highlights the Unstoppable Laurel Gators Basketball Team Currently in #1 Spot
A recent Cleveland.com story states that, “It’s still early in the girl’s basketball season, but one thing already is abundantly clear — the Laurel Gators are a team to watch and they are for real.”
The story, which highlights the Gators’ win over Elyria Catholic where they brought their record to 5-0 with an 82-62 victory.
The story goes onto to say that the Gators make their living off pressure, but it’s usually of the zone variety. In the second half Laurel played full court man-to-man, and the results were immediate. A few quick baskets got the lead up to double digits, and the Gators were off and running.
“We came out man-to-man, and we’ve been conditioning super-hard,” Laurel coach Tim McMahon said. “At a certain point in time it looked like we had a lot more in the tank. (Elyria Catholic) played super-hard the whole time, but we were aggressive, and we dictated the tempo with our man-to-man. When we can play fast, we can score 80 or 90 points.”
Click here to read more. Congratulations o the team for an amazing start to the season!