By Eric D. Williams
The word “zone” does not role easily off the tongue of Curtis head coach Tim Kelly, whose teams traditionally play an intense brand of man-to-man defense.
But after No. 1 Garfield’s physical frontcourt totaled 24 points in the paint in the first half, Kelly wisely switched to a swarming, matchup zone in the second half.
“We’ve had it in the back pocket,” Kelly said. “We don’t use it a lot. We’re a man team.
“I was kind of joking that all of these people came to watch Curtis and Garfield go at it today, and they’re …