Mayflower Lady Eagles

Published October 27, 2013 at 5:00 a.m.
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Conference: 3A-5

Coach: Lacy Frost, in her second year at Mayflower

Assistant coach: Chance Lefler

Last year’s record: Overall record of 5-18 and conference record of 3-11

Returning starters: Tierra Lasker, a 4-11 senior point guard; Raegan Bartlett, a 5-9 junior post player; and Jessica Webb, a 5-9 senior guard, who averaged 11 points per game last season.

Best inside players: Bartlett is a post player and a strong offensive player. Webb is a guard who can also play inside. She’s a great athlete, blocks shots and can score in the paint. She averaged 11 ppg last season.

Best outside players: Lasker, because she is an “excellent ballhandler, extremely quick, a great defensive player,” Frost said.

How will you match/exceed/fall short of your finish last year? “It is our goal to make an appearance at the state tournament this year,” the coach said.

Team strengths: Frost said the team has better outside shooters than last year. “We should be more of an offensive threat this year,” she said.

Team weaknesses: There isn’t a lot of depth to the team. “[We’re] short on numbers and have a lot of new players,” Frost said.

Toughest opponent: Jessieville — a team that many coaches have cited. “They always have a strong team,” she said.

College prospects: Lasker and Webb. “Both are great athletes who have the potential to play at the next level.”

In a nutshell: “We are looking to improve from last year by averaging at least 10 points per game more than we had last year,” Frost said. “We have almost a completely new team from last year, so other teams will not know what to expect from our new personnel.”

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