Moving to Class 4A, Yates taking on China Spring in the regional semifinal.
Early on, it’s the Yates defense making a quick statement, Rubin Jones with the steal and he pushes it ahead to Antwon Norman for the easy layup.
More pressure from the Lions, Elijah Elliott gets the steal this time, he keeps his balance and gets it to Norman for two more, part of a 15-2 run to start the game.
More stingy defense, Norman deflects a pass to force another turnover and he gets it back for the easy layin for the Lions.
The Lions continue to create chaos for China Spring, Latrell Moore with the steal this time and he uses the nice move to finish for two.
More Yates, Allen Udemadu(Ooh-day-mah-doo) puts an exclamation point on the first quarter with this dunk, Yates up 27-4 after one.
Lions pushing the pace in the second, perfect passing leads to this transition basket by Chucks Isitua.
Everybody getting in on the act, JaBraylon Vaughn with the steal for Yates, he pushes it ahead to JaMarcus Guy for 2 more, Yates leads by 27 at halftime.
Finally it’s Tyron Bailey with the nice crossover to drive for two and Yates wins it, 75-46 over China Spring.