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Girls’ basketball: Leuzinger goes from 1-17 to playing for championship in four years

Call it Bo Corona’s four-year plan.

Hired as the girls’ basketball coach at Leuzinger for the 2013-14 season, his team went 9-20. That came after he took over from a 1-17 season in 2012-13.

Now Leuzinger is playing for the Southern Section Division 2A championship against Marlborough on Friday at 6 p.m. at Godinez. And it’s primarily a home-grown team developed through lots of hard work and practice.

The standout player is Brook Scott, a four-year varsity player. She’s averaging 15.1 points and was the top player in the Pioneer League.

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Leuzinger has pulled off several upsets in the tournament and is still considered the underdog to Marlborough (20-7), which has been relying on two outstanding freshmen. The 5-foot-10 Parker Montgomery is averaging 17 points and the 5-9 Vanessa DeJesus is averaging 19 points in the playoffs.

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