Lady Eagles advance to Championship

March 13, 2014

COLUMBUS — The Eastern Lady Eagles will be compete in the OHSAA Division IV State Championship on Saturday after a 68-59 victory over Fort Loramie on Thursday evening.

Lead by a 38 point effort by Jenna Burdette, the Lady Eagles rallied from a 15-14 deficit at the end of the first quarter for the nine point victory.

Eastern will face Zanesville Bishop Rosecrans at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Value City Arena, Jerome Schottenstein Center in the championship game. Zanesville Bishop Rosecrans defeated Holgate 55-40 in the first semi-final game on Thursday night.

Complete coverage of the game will appear in the Sunday Times-Sentinel and on as soon as it is available.