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Desert Pines Girls Basketball

Photo: Shawney Gainey, left, covers a teammate during pra
This 8-win basketball team never quit, earns unlikely spot at state
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
ray brewer:
They won just six regular season games, took fourth in their league and were outscored by an average of 16 points per game. The Desert Pines High girls basketball team had the type of season you’d expect with a first-year coach and a starting lineup of three sophomores and a freshman. So how, exactly, did such a squad win a berth in this week’s Division I-A state tournament in Reno?