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Cooper girls advance to state semifinals after leading wire-to-wire

Cooper beat Bowling Green Friday night
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Posted at 1:28 AM, Mar 12, 2022

CINCINNATI — There was never much doubt after Cooper opened the game on a 12-0 run.

Bowling Green was able to get back into it, but never could overcome Cooper's incredible start in the Kentucky state quarterfinals.

"When you get off to a heavy start like that, up 12-0, you take pressure off your defense and can be a little more in control," said Cooper head coach, Justin Holthaus.

Cooper went on to win the basketball game 55-47, advancing to the state semifinals.

This season marks the first time Cooper's girls basketball program has ever been to Kentucky's "Sweet 16" state tournament.

Cooper will play the top-ranked team in Kentucky, Sacred Heart, on Saturday in the semifinals.

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