Detroit Edison girls basketball on path to be considered one of the best teams ever


Despite those games, however, the best teams can a way to win them. On Saturday afternoon, the highly heralded Detroit Edison Public School Academy girls basketball team struggled to resemble its usua’

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DETROIT — Even the best teams have games that involve more struggle than success. Despite those games, however, the best teams can a way to win them.

On Saturday afternoon, the highly heralded Detroit Edison Public School Academy girls basketball team struggled to resemble its usual dominant self. From the start of its game against Saginaw Heritage, Edison missed shots, turned the ball over and lacked any real rhythm on the court.

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When the final buzzer sounded, however, Edison still managed to claim a 41-37 win over Heritage despite trailing at the end of the three previous quarters of play.

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P-W’s last two seasons were ended in the Class C state tournament by final and semifinal losses, respectively, to Detroit Edison, led by 6-foot-3 Rickea Jackson.

This season, the teams met in a regular season game and Spitzley was overcome by a feeling of helplessness as she tried to defend Jackson.

‘I kind of knew what to expect because I guarded her the last two years,’ Spitzley said. ‘Obviously, she’s gotten better every year. It was hard to know what she was going to do best this year.’

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Entering the 2018-19 season, Southfield A&T is our top-ranked girls basketball team in Oakland County. The Warriors return a lot of talent from last year’s team that lost in the Class A regional. (KEN SWART – For Digital First Media)

Royal Oak’s Samantha Potter cuts down the nets after the Ravens won a share of the OAA White championship last season. Potter and the Ravens are one of the top teams in Oakland County entering the 2018-19 season, which begins this week. (JASON SCHMITT – For Digital First Media)

The 2018-19 girls basketball season tips off next week and Oakland County is shaping up to have a lot of competitive teams once again. After sending two teams to the state semifinals a year ago, here’s a look at who we see as the top 10 entering the start of the new season.

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NEW LOTHROP’S girls basketball team will be led by four senior captains this winter. Shown from left are Samantha Kulhanek, Charleigh Birchmeier, Caitlyn Bruff and Sydney Pope.

NEW LOTHROP’S CAITLYN BRUFF, center, looks to make a pass during a team practice Wednesday at New Lothrop High School. Teammate Sydney Pope, left, defends while Samantha Kulhanek, foreground, also looks on.

NEW LOTHROP’S SYDNEY POPE, left, pulls down a rebound in practice Wednesday at New Lothrop High School. The Hornets will tip off the season Tuesday at home vs. Pewamo-Westphalia.

NEW LOTHROP head coach Jim Perry, right, talks things over with his girls basketball team during practice Wednesday at New Lothrop.

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