“Wrestling is one of the few sports where natural ability won't get you very far. You have to work doubly hard for everything.” — Calvary Christian Academy sophomore Richie Cerebe
— Here's a look at the winter-season basketball players and coaches who will be honored at the 27th annual Northeast Sports Awards Banquet in May.
“We're going to play basketball and stuff our faces all night while raising money for a great cause. How can you beat that?” — Father Judge senior Anthony Walker on the school's basketball marathon.
“I think what I'll always remember the most is having fun playing basketball for an extra few years with my best friends.” — Dylan McHugh on playing basketball for St. Matthew CYO.
As part of a Somerton blended family composed of 10 siblings, these sisters know all too well what it's like to also be part of a basketball family.
“The last thing I want to do is look back on these four years and say I didn’t get to experience high school.” — Little Flower sophomore Rose Clare Pisacano
“We never held a funeral. To me, we were always a body with a pulse.” — St. Hubert athletic director Mike Prendergast on remaining optimistic