The East Lansing girls basketball team moves on to the MHSAA regional final with a hard fought 64-59 win over Kalamazoo Central at Loy Norrix High School on Tuesday night. The Trojans led by 15 at haltime but the Giants came storming back after the break in front of freindly Kalamazoo crowd. Sophomore Aaliyah Nye led the Trojan attack with 21 points. Jaida Hampton scores 11 points and controlled the glass throughout the game. Senior Mimi McNutt scored 15 points and secured the victroy by making five of six free throw attempts in the last 15 seconds.
The Trojans will face Coldwater in the regional final on Thursday night at 7:00 PM at Kalamazoo Loy Norrix. Coldwater defeated Okemos in the other semifinal game 61-38 and will create a difficult challenge to secure a regional title. Tickets are $5.00 at the door, we need the East Lansing Family to come out and support these hard working ladies and coaches.