‘Golden’ moment for Lady Lakers

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Lucy Fowler, #2, senior
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? My most memorable moment was scoring a “three” in the Western Maine championship game and then swinging the net after our redemption victory over Wells.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? I learned that as we were reaching success, we came across people that wanted us to fail, but as a team, we were not going to let it get in the way of reaching our main goal.

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Sierra (CeCe) Hancock, #3, sophomore
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? Traveling to Boston and bonding with my team. Also, while there, being able to play against great competition.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? I learned to never give up and that team is the most important thing you can have. They always have your back no matter what.

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Tiana-Jo Carter, #33, senior
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? When I scored my 1,000th point because I was so thankful for all the fans that came out to support me.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? I learned that when you set your heart to something and you work hard great experiences and memories come from it.

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Jordan Turner, #10, senior
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? Getting redemption after losing to Wells in the regular season. Beating them in the tournament felt so good because it proved to people why we’re at the top.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? I learned to never give up on something you desire. Also, that your team is your backbone and without them I wouldn’t have been able to have this experience.

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Sarah Hancock, #12, junior
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? My most memorable moment of the season was coming together with my team to face adverse situations. There were people who did not believe in us and did not support our journey. We knew that we had to prove them wrong and that’s exactly what we did.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? I have learned so many valuable life lessons while being a part of Lake Region girls’ basketball. However, the most important thing I’ve learned is never give up! There will be times when it seems nothing will ever go your way and at that moment you must search inside yourself and work harder than you ever have before.

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Meghan VanLoan, #50, junior
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? Playing in the semifinal against Greely. It was a huge game for me and I thought it was one of my best games of the season.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? I learned to never give up. We never thought for one second that we were going to lose to Wells or MDI, and that’s what pushed us. Our motivation also played a huge role in our victories.

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Spencer True, #23, sophomore
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? My most memorable moment was when our team beat Wells. That was our one loss of the season and we wanted redemption.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? I learned to never give up on a dream no matter what. When you really think you’ve put everything into it, dig even deeper because if you really want something no one can get in the way of it.

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Alizah Broussard, #44, junior
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? The most memorable moment from this season was cutting down a piece of the net for the first time after we won the Western Maine Class B Championships.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? Everybody had a role in accomplishing our dreams. This gold ball was truly a team effort.

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Allison Morse, #45, junior
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? The most memorable moment from this season was cutting down the net after we won Western B and beat Wells.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? That dreams do come true.

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Kristen Huntress, #4, freshman
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? When I made four 3s in our first game of the season.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? I learned that hard work and dedication pays off.

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Melody Millett, #24, freshman
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? Celebrating and running to Kristen (Huntress) after we won Western B because when we’re seniors, we hope to relive that moment.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? Experiences like this create a bond that will keep us connected no matter where we all go in life.

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Natasha Jones, manager
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? It has to be getting to help cut down the net and getting to keep a piece of it because I have wanted to do that since I was five.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? I learned that no one plays harder for 32 minutes than our Lady Lakers! I’m so proud of them.

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(Left to right) Assistant Coach Doug Banks, Head Coach Paul True, Assistant/JV Coach Pauline Webb

 

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Miranda Chadbourne, #22, senior
Q. What was your most memorable moment from this season (not including the state championship)? My most memorable moment from this season is the redemption win over Wells in the Western Maine championship after losing to them during the regular season.
Q. What lesson did you learn from this championship run? I learned that it does not matter how many times we get knocked down, the important thing is that we were willing to get back up and keep fighting for our goal.

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