With a loss of a large amount of seniors, leadership, and experience, the Harrison girls basketball team is looking for some guidance in this upcoming season.
Some key players from last year’s team, however, will be returning this season to prove that they mean business.
A major role player in this program for the past few years has been point guard Christina Elliot – not only an extremely athletic point guard, but an even better leader.
“She has been a great role model for me,” junior point guard Riley Meyer said. “I have learned so much about this position and being a team player from her, and I am beyond thankful for that.”
Suffering a season-ending ACL tear her sophomore year, Elliot came back her junior year to show that she was still the great attribute she was her freshman year.
Although there is some experience and few leaders, there are more young faces than there has been in the past.
Some new impact sophomores are Logan Gary, Liz York, and Erika Franscoviak, along with a new freshman who is playing on varsity this year, Alex Gary.
Coming off of a disappointing ending to the 2014-2015 season, losing in the first round of sectionals, the Raiders are looking to better themselves and become an elite program and show their new conference that they are a power team that doesn’t mess around.
“We are really looking forward to making an impact in our conference this year,” said Meyer. “We want to be better than ever before.”
Although the Raiders are a young team, they do show that they have potential to be a sectional championship team.
Under great leadership and a few influential seniors, this 2015-2016 is going to be a sleeper team in the NCC this season, and one to not look over.