Gray-New Gloucester Girls Basketball
Maria Valente of Gray-New Gloucester concentrates on the basket while driving against Alison Furness of Wells during their Western Class B prelim. Wells won 53-46 and will meet Spruce Mountain in a quarterfinal.
|Coach: Mike Andreasen, second year
Last year: 10-10, lost in West quarterfinals
Returning starters: 3
Impact players: Maria Valente, soph., F; Haylee Cote, sr., G; Sammie
Wilkins, sr., G; Stephanie Greaton, jr., C; Michele Dehetre, sr., G.
Outlook: The Patriots have a chance to challenge the top teams in
Western B with the return of starters Valente (13.6 ppg), 3-point threat
Cote (11 3s in two tourney games) and Wilkins, along with varsity
veterans Greaton (5-11), shooting guard Dehetre and junior forwards
Julia Martell and Grace Ferguson. Last season they were 0-6 against Lake
Region, York and Greely. “Those teams are typically in the semifinals.
To break into the party you have to beat those teams,” Andreasen said.