Despite all the noise and mayhem in the background, you could hear it every once in a while during the game. The words were “one,” or “one more.”
That small dynamic describes the kind of chemistry and unselfishness the Forest Hills boys basketball team, its seniors in particular, has developed over the years.
“That’s a little inner working which means ‘I’m open,’” said Forest Hills coach Anthony Amero. “They know to get that [kid the] ball. They don’t even look. We had that on a couple key layups today. That’s just a credit to those kids playing a lot of ball in the offseason together.”
The Tigers’ hard-charging, attacking, all-for-one style was on full display on Saturday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
Forest Hills of Jackman capped off an undefeated season, running a resilient Schenck of East Millinocket ragged on the way to a 70-65 victory in the Class D state championship game.
“It’s awesome, the best feeling ever,” senior Dalton Gregoire said after the Tigers hoisted the gold ball and posted their 22nd consecutive victory.
Pete is a Bangor native who graduated from Bangor High School, Class of 1980. He earned a B.S. in Journalism (Advertising) from the University of Maine in 1986. He has been a full-time member of the Bangor...
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