Glen Lake Wins State Basketball Championship

Glen Lake Lakers Girls Basketball team State ChampionsTV 9&10 shares that the Glen Lake Lakers Girls Basketball team has won their first state championship since 1978:

The first half saw Glen Lake down by five points to the Baraga Vikings, but they were able to gain momentum in the second and pull away for a 60-43 win.

And on Monday, the entire school district gathered to celebrate the victory and the teammates say ll the hard work was worth it.

“Made it to semis last year. We wanted to go farther this year. So we all had the same goal in mind. So we just kept pushing. It’s definitely something I’m going to remember for the rest of my life,” Oliva Mikowski, a forward on the team, said.

”We did it. We really did. That was our goal. I’m just so proud of my team and everything they accomplished,” Gemma Lerchen, guard and point guard, said.

More at TV 9&10.

photo courtesy Glen Lake Community Schools on Facebook