Dutch Fork girls cap unbeaten season with 4A title win

Dutch Fork beat Dorman 46-43 in the Class 4A girls basketball championship Friday night. The Silver Foxes have won two straight state

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH/AP) -- Rose Robinson made three free throws in the final 9 seconds to propel Dutch Fork to a 46-43 victory over Dorman in the Class 4A girls basketball championship Friday night.

It capped the first undefeated season for the Silver Foxes (29-0) and extended their winning streak to 40 games. Dutch Fork won its second consecutive state title, the only two state titles in school history.

"It's wonderful to have an undefeated season because they worked hard for it and I'm so proud of them and glad they finished it out strong," said Dutch Fork head coach Faye Norris.

Dutch Fork trailed 38-36 before Dorman scored the first basket of the fourth quarter to go ahead by four. But the Cavaliers scored only one field goal over the final 7:14 as the Silver Foxes went on a 10-3 run to close the game.

All-American Alaina Coates finished with 10 points and 17 rebounds in her final game for Dutch Fork, while sophomore Morgan Williams scored 18 points for the Silver Foxes.

Kenya Olley led Dorman (24-5) with 16 points and 14 rebounds.