AUGUSTA, Maine — Maintaining a dynasty in any high school sport involves coping with the virtually constant turnover that graduation brings each year.
That places a heavy onus on the coaches for leadership, but also on the more veteran performers on a given team.
A youthful Hermon team with seven sophomores and six freshmen battled through the disappointment of a loss at its regional competition two weeks ago to return to the top at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday. The Hawks captured their third consecutive Class B state championship and the program’s eighth in the last nine years.
Ernie Clark is a veteran sportswriter who has worked with the Bangor Daily News for more than a decade. A four-time Maine Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters...
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