Almond-Bancroft boys look to build off Sentry Classic
After advancing further than any team in program history
last year, Almond-Bancroft High School boys basketball is poised to make
another run this season.
The Eagles returned three starters from last season’s squad
that finished 24-3 and came up a win short of advancing to the WIAA Division 5
Almond got a chance to play against a couple of bigger
schools at the 45th Sentry Classic at Bennett Court at Quandt Fieldhouse, where
the Eagles beat Amherst 57-41 Wednesday Dec. 28, and won 66-42 over Pacelli
Friday, Dec. 30, to finish 2-0 at the tournament.
“It’s a great feeling,” said sophomore guard Noah Kollock.
“It’s just a great atmosphere, there’s more fans that come to the game, and
it’s just great being able to play on a big college court in front of a lot of
“I’ve been coming to watch it for many years, I can’t count
how many, but I always wanted to try to bring a team here,” said
Almond-Bancroft boys basketball head coach Curt Lamb. “We got the opportunity
this year, and it was a good group to bring, so we want to showcase our
“We try to do things the right way, and our kids played
hard,” he said. “And it’s good reward for them to come out here and play in a
great facility and a great atmosphere.”
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