February 21, 2017

Willistonian guides Lady Spartans to hoop title

Tom Prim

Tom Prim

Three years ago, Williston resident Tom Prim took over as head coach of the 3-17 Winooski High girls basketball team.

Now the Lady Spartans sit atop Vermont Division 3, following a successful semifinal and championship run at the historic Barre Auditorium for their first title.

Prim led his team to an 18-6 record. Seeded fifth in the playoffs, the Spartans rapped top-seeded Hazen Union 65-44 in the semifinal round, then popped second-seeded Williamstown High 52-48 with a late comeback in a thrilling championship game.

Before taking the helm at Winooski, Prim spent 17 seasons assisting hoop programs at Rice Memorial High and Mount Mansfield Union.

—Mal Boright, Observer correspondent

 

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  1. JR says:

    It is a shame the website for ordering these products was left off of the news story. Other than that, good story!

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