GREENVILLE – St. Mark’s girls basketball season came to an oh-so-close end Wednesday afternoon when the Spartans fell, 33-32, at A.I duPont in the first round of the state playoffs. The Spartans, however, gave the Tigers perhaps more than anyone expected and had a chance to pull out a last-second upset.
As it turned out, sophomore Lauryn Griffin’s running 12-foot floater with 13 seconds to go was the difference, as the No. 13 Tigers advanced to play at No. 4 St. Elizabeth in the second round. That game will be played at the St. E Center, although it will not be tonight as scheduled. The date and time will be announced later. Vikings coach Dan Cooney and several of his players attended the game. Read more »