Pawing Their Way to the Top
Fifteen local teams grace the latest associated press basketball poll, but only one team owns a top ranking.
“We have one goal and that’s to win a State Championship, so that’s always on our mind,” said
In 2005 and 2006, the Panthers took home back-to-back titles, a drought that will hopefully end this season.
“When we were able to win the State Championships the first time, that really kind of got the ball rolling,” Tim Reznich,
Dedication that has paid off the last three weeks, with Frankfort ranked first in Class D, a top seat players say isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
“There’s a target on our back, teams are giving us their all and we’ve had some pretty close games lately but we’ve been able to pull through,”
“You know, it means a lot to be a number one ranked team, so you just want to live up to the expectations of being number one,” Kelly added.
“You know, two incredible programs and we know we’d have to prove ourselves,” said Reznich.
“They were good in previous years for a reason, so they still got it in them,” Kelly explained.