March 14, 2014
One down, one to go. The Eastern girls basketball team is headed to the Division IV championship game after posting a 68-59 victory over defending champ Fort Loramie Thursday night in a OHSAA state semifinal contest at Value City Arena on the campus of the Ohio State University. The Lady Eagles (26-1) will face Zanesville Bishop Rosecrans (27-1) in the D-4 final at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon, as the Lady Bishops defeated Holgate by a 55-40 margin in the first semifinal. The Eastern Lady Eagles celebrate their triumph in the top photo, while head coach John Burdette has a chat with Katie Keller (15) and Jenna Burdette (14) during the second half, in the bottom photo.