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Panthers' zone stops Comets
Judas Heather Boeke, in yellow, and Albanys Sydney Bump go after a loose ball during Fridays game.
ALBANY - Juda girls basketball coach Curt Brown's teams focus on man-to-man defense. But Friday it was the 1-2-2 zone that stymied Albany and fueled a 41-36 win.The Panthers, with 6-foot, 2-inch Ellen Kiser and 5-11 Heather Boeke down low, closed the driving lanes and made the Comets shoot from the outside."We tried really hard at the beginning of the year to focus on playing man," Brown said.