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Sacred Heart returns to state final by defeating Stephenson

Basketball   | Ben Szilagy

Sacred Heart returns to state final by defeating Stephenson

 

 

East Lansing – There are some teams that don’t fare well in close games. It seems as if Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart embraces them.

Throughout the season, the Eagles have seen their fair share of close games; 21 to be exact, and Thursday’s Class D semifinal was no different as top-ranked Sacred Heart beat Stephenson 45-38 at the Breslin Center to advance to the state finals against Pittsford on Saturday at 10 a.m.

“It didn’t look pretty,” Sacred Heart coach Damon Brown said. “That’s k