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Four of Purdue's five 2014 signees are still alive in high school tournament play. An update on the five senior signees as their high school careers come to an end.
Bree Horrocks: Bree Horrocks led the Lady Wolves with 14 points in a 64-29 first round win over Ringgold in the Georgia Class 3A state tournament. Buford (27-2) hosts Decatur tonight in a round of 16 game.
Haley Bodnar: Bodnar opened the game with three blocked shots in the first three minutes and finished with 13 points, as No. 1 Desert Hills (22-1) defeated Grantsville 83-22. The score at the half was 44-2. The next game for Desert Hills will be at Southern Utah University’s Centrum Arena on Thursday at 4:10 p.m. against Juab, the No. 2-seed from Region 12.
Erica Moore: Mount Vernon (Fortville) lost in a squeaker the sectional final to Anderson (19-4), 43-41. Mount Vernon (Fortville) ended the season 14-7. Moore was avenged by another Purdue recruit the following weekend, when Lawrence North bounced Anderson in the first game of the regionals behind 16 points from Lamina Cooper.
Andreona Keys: Andreona Keys scored 31 points and had 13 rebounds to lead Roswell (20-8) in a 66-54 win over Mill Creek in the Georgia Class 6A tournament. A round of 16 game tips tonight against No. 2 Archer (26-3). Keys is averaging 23.9 points per game this season.
Justine Hall: Regis Jesuit ended their regular season with a 106-34 win over Ponderosa. Justine Hall scored 20 points, and added three rebounds and six assists. The Raiders (21-2) are winning by an average score of 68-38, and their two losses came at the hands of out-of-state teams to Incarnate Word (currently ranked 4th nationally by USA Today) and Long Beach Poly (currently ranked 9th nationally). The Raiders are currently ranked 6th nationally. The team has a first round bye in the 2014 CHSAA Class 5A State Girls Basketball Championships, and plays their first game on Friday, February 28th against the winner of the Rocky Mountain vs. Bear Creek first round game.