Girls Basketball State Tournament | 2014

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  • JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKSPORTS
    Teammates cheer on Dublin Coffman's Kamerine Taylor as she takes the court before the Shamrocks’ Division I state semifinal game against North Canton Hoover March 14 at Ohio State. Taylor was 5-for-8 on 3-point shots to score a team-high 17 points for the Shamrocks.
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    Coffman's Sade Olatoye (32) looks for an open teammate as Hoover's Kaylee Stroemple (44) and Allie Farina (42) defend. Olatoye, who averaged 15.2 points and 16.9 rebounds per game this season, was held to seven points and eight rebounds by Hoover’s stifling defense.
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    Coffman's Christine Szabo (21) drives toward the basket as Hoover's Kaylee Stroemple, left, and Kelsey Lensman, right, converge on defense. Szabo finished with 11 points.
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    Coffman's Maddie Andrews (2) defends Hoover's Lensman. Andrews is one of four starters expected to return for the Shamrocks along with Olatoye, Szabo and Taylor.
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    Coffman's Griffin Tullis, right, tries to calm down Szabo, left, after a foul call.
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    Coffman's Karen Escobar, left, dribbles the ball around Hoover's Marquia Turner. Escobar and Tullis were the only two seniors on the Shamrocks’ roster.
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    Coffman students watch as its girls basketball team falls behind early in the game.
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    Coffman student Dalton Maynard watches during the second half.
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    Szabo has a difficult time watching the final moments of Coffman's loss.
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    Tullis, center, walks off the court following the state semifinal loss.
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    Coffman head coach Bryan Patton has now completed five seasons with the Shamrocks. This was the first appearance by any Dublin team — boys or girls — at the state tournament.