Orange’s Grace Andrews talks her final basketball game

Updated: February 26, 2020

The Orange women’s basketball team had its season come to an end on Wednesday night in the 3A State Playoffs. For the second year in a row, Eastern Alamance eliminated the Lady Panthers in the opening round. Laila Anderson scored 20 points to lead the Eagles. It was the final game for Orange seniors Grace Andrews and Brenna Mehl. Andrews started playing on the varsity in her sophomore season. She was a regular rotation player for last year’s Orange team that won 19 games and finished 2nd in the Big 8 Conference. Andrews claimed a state championship early in her career. She was a second baseman for the 2017 Orange softball team that won the 3A State Championship at Dail Field in Raleigh over Piedmont. In fact, Andrews recorded the putout that clinched the title. Now that her basketball career has ended, she’ll start practicing for softball season on Wednesday. The Orange softball teams starts its season against Holly Springs on Wednesday in Hillsborough.

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