FLORENCE - Zip, nada, zilch.
Summerville went 0 for 16 from the field, and 0 for 2 from the free-throw line in the first quarter of Friday's Class AAAA Lower State championship against Dutch Fork.
That was the bad news.
The good news, Dutch Fork wasn't that much better, as the Silver Foxes led only 6-0 after the first quarter.
However, the Green Wave never got going, and failed to earn its fifth berth in the state championship game as they fell, 54-36, to Dutch Fork at the Florence Civic Center.
Summerville finally scored with 6:12 left in the first half when Zuri Green hit a pair of free throws to cut the lead to 12-2. But the Green Wave didn't score a field goal until 4:03 was left in the first half. That's when Ashley Green hit a 3-pointer to end an 0 for 22 slump to cut the lead to 19-5.
But by then, it was too late.
"I thought we had some great looks," Summerville coach Matt Legare said. "But they kept going in and out. They kept going in and out. They have a way of holding a team to a low-shooting percentage. Tip the hat to Dutch Fork, but we had our best year in some time."
Zhane Green led the Dutch Fork with 13, Morgan Williams had 12 and Sydney Shull 10.
Dutch Fork's bid for a third straight state championship remained alive. The Silver Foxes, who upped their record to 18-7, will play Greenwood at 7 p.m. March 7 at the Colonial Life Arena. Greenwood advanced with a 74-65 victory over Dorman.
"We had to get together," Dutch Fork coach Faye Norris said. "This team had a weight on its shoulder. I told them the 2012 and 2013 seasons are done. Let's worry about this season. Once we started region play, it started to kick in. This team got it together."
Summerville's bid for its first state championship appearance since 2000 came up short as the Wave finished the season with a 21-7 record. Summerville was only 3 for 29 from the field in the first half. The Green Wave hit 8 of 51 for the game, including 1 for 12 from 3-pointed range.
The Green Wave cut Dutch Fork's lead to 41-34 with 4:17 left in the game, but the Silver Foxes managed to hang on.
Ashley Green led Summerville with 12 and Heather Chapman added 7.
"It's going to be tough to say goodbye to the seniors," Legare said. "We had some seniors who have been here since the eighth grade. We did a lot of good things to be proud of."
Dutch Fork 6 22 10 16-54
Summerville 0 13 14 9-36
Dutch Fork (54): Green 13, Shearhoue 2, Anderson e, Eskew 4, Shull 10, Frasier 9, Williams 12.
Summerville (36): Mazyck 6, Chapman 7, Capers 2, A. Green 5, Z. Green 12, Ketchel 1, Aldridge 3.
Records: Dutch Fork 18-7, Summerville 21-7
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