Girls basketball | Southeast headed to state final four after OT win

HERALD STAFF REPORTFebruary 15, 2014 

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Southeast High School's DeAngela Mathis poses for a picture as the team celebrates a win after Tuesday's Class 5A-Region 3 semifinal against St. Petersburg Gibbs. PAUL VIDELA/Bradenton Herald

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— The Southeast girls basketball team is headed back to the state final four for the first time in 10 years.

The Seminoles pulled out a 54-49 victory over host Cape Coral in overtime on Saturday night in the Class 5A-Region 3 championship game. Southeast led 19-13 at halftime.

Coach John Harder has won two previous state championships and taken his team to five final fours.

Southeast will meet either Inverness Citrus or Land O' Lakes on Feb. 21 at a time to be determined.

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