Laney girls to play for state championship

...starters leave due to fouling out.The Lady Wildcats took advantage and hit 22 foul shots to easily stay ahead comfortably and reach their second state championship game in three years."We got one more to go," Laney coach Otis Smart said.

Laney basketball teams ready for state semifinals

...Dawson County, when Laney rallied from a nine-point deficit."This team is so much fun to coach," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "They play with courage and determination. They don't give up."Although they have just one senior in the...

Laney girls roll again to playoff win

...state playoffs. With the win, Laney advanced to the state quarterfinals."They played well," Lady Wildcats coach Otis Smart said. "They've been playing well for the past four games. Tremendous effort."Laney played an almost flawlessly...

Laney's girls force steals, hit 3s in easy playoff win

...20s.Hannah Morgan had 14 points for Westminster, but Laney never led by fewer than 21 points for the entire second half."They are good passers and very smart," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "We just didn't let them get on track."

Laney boys, girls pick up region wins against Washington County

...team didn't fall apart in a 57-43 home win Friday against Washington County."We did good," Lady Wildcats coach Otis Smart said. "They're playing pretty well being such a young team."When Collier had to go to the bench with three fouls...

Free throw caps Laney's comeback win over Cross Creek

...a desperation jump shot fell short at the buzzer."It was a hyped game, and the fans were into it," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "I appreciate the victory tonight. I wanted the win, and they came through for us."A 20-point second quarter...

Laney basketball sweeps Richmond Academy

...Academy couldn't sustain its success and later returned to turnover problems."They're young kids," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "They're doing a lot of turnovers in games, but then they make runs."

Laney makes statement on, off court against Glenn Hills

...lead expanded to 16 at the half and got larger from there."We haven't found ourselves yet," Lady Wildcats coach Otis Smart said. "But we got a lot of talent we can go to. We just need to put it together."

Early setback served as motivation for Wildcats

Otis Smart took his Laney girls basketball team to a holiday tournament in Myrtle...NCAA Division I schools. "I just thought that was great," Smart said. Otis Smart led Laney to the Class AA state semifinals.

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Greenbrier girls knock off Laney in Queens of the Court tournament

...year ago."It's an awakening game, it's the first time we've lost to a local team in six years," Laney coach Otis Smart said. "They've got a good team, hats off to them."Both came out with smothering full-court defense, but the...