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Teamwork focus for Sailors

Modified: Friday, Nov 29th, 2013

Junior Tucker Ford, one of last season’s top scorers, will return to the line-up for Mapleton. Mapleton freshman Daniel Collins runs through a dribbling drill as the Sailors prepare for the opening of basketball season this Tuesday in Falls City.

With Davan Overton and Tucker Ford the only returners to Mapleton’s nine-man line-up this year, the team sat down at the beginning of the season and set goals for themselves and as a team.

“They were realistic,” said Mapleton coach Adam Decker, who is in his second year at the Sailors’ helm. “It wasn’t about stats and wins. They understood that the biggest success we’re going to have is going to come from working hard, improving and coming together as a team.”

For the complete article see the 11-30-2013 issue.

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