The East Lansing girls basketball team defeated Coldwater at Kalamazoo Loy Norrix 54-40 on Thursday night to win the MHSAA Regional championship. The Trojans were led by senior Mimi McNutt with 15 points and key free throws down the stretch. Ahlura Lofton scored 7 points off the bench and provided defensive energy. Defense was the keys for the Trojans sho never trailed in the game and made some key baskets when the Cardinals made a run at the beginning of the second hald and ties the game at 31.
The Trojans now advance to the quartfinals round on Tuesday night at Dewitt High School at 7:00 PM where they will take on Muskegon who won 51-45 over Hudsonville in overtime. Ticket are $6.00 at the door.