Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Fast Break with the Cardinals

NICK NOVOTNY, SENIOR
 

Q: What are your goals this season?
A: Our team goal is always to get on top and win that state championship.

Q: What does it mean to play “Mentor basketball”?
A: Run up and down the floor, hitting 3s, making the other team tired and busting it on every play.

Q: What is your most memorable moment as a Cardinal?
A: Working every day together in the summer, staying over night, bonding with team – that is something that will stick with you forever,

Q: What Cardinal did you enjoy watching play or base your game after?
A: Michael Gallagher is someone I liked watching play. He did all the little things that people in the stands may not have noticed, but it always helped the team win.

Q: What is something that people don’t know about you?
A: I take all my classes at Lakeland and I am on schedule to get my Associates Degree before I graduate high school.

ANDREW ROBINSON, JUNIOR

Q: What are your goals this season?
A: Everybody knows we want to win the state title. Coach preaches that every day.

Q: What does it mean to play “Mentor basketball”?
A: We have to start attacking, hustling more, we have to hit the boards.

Q: What is your most memorable moment as a Cardinal?
A: I just like bonding with team, going out in the summer and having a good time with everyone.

Q: What Cardinal did you enjoy watching play or base your game after?
A: Justin Fritts was a great player – he hustled on defense which most people didn't recognize or appreciate. He always attacked the rim and getting his teammates involved.

Q: What is something that people don’t know about you?
A: I am sort of a goofball and the life of the party.

 

Steve Hare
Steve Harehttp://www.ohiovarsity.com
Steve Hare is the Chagrin Valley Conference's Sports Information Director. He also created and publishes OhioVarsity.com, an online publication dedicated to providing hyperlocal coverage to area high school athletic programs. Hare began covering high school sports for the Lake County News Herald in 1997. Hare attended Willoughby South High School through the middle of his senior year, then graduated from Berkshire High School in Burton in 1986. He played football, wrestled and was an all-Geauga county baseball player (1986). He lives in Chardon with his wife Paulette and their children.

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