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Rising to the occasion

Tri-Valley junior Caroline Martin hugs senior Katlynn Greffrath at the end of the game. It was on this very floor that the two hoop stars saw their season end a year ago. This year they hope to author a happier ending.

By Richard A Ross
January 15, 2014

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY—This winter the weather has unleashed a stultifying array of extremes, leaving people to wonder what is coming next. In high school basketball there can also be a great unpredictability of outcomes from game to game or season to season. That said, there is nonetheless a predictable constancy in the sport and it goes like this: great teams will coalesce, work hard and find a way to win. And as is the case each year by this point in the season, the elite teams are making their presence felt.