PHOTOS: AAU basketball team 5th in nation

July 29, 2010

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A team of 15-year-old and under girls from the area captured fifth place in a recent national AAU basketball tournament. The trip to the national event, held in Orlando, Fla., came as a result of the team taking its third straight Vermont title in May at the University of Vermont’s Roy L. Patrick Gymnasium.

Team members include Emma Joslin (North Country Union High School class of 2012), Lazrin Schenck (Champlain Valley Union High class of 2012), Ali Wells (Essex High class of 2012), Kari Lavalette (Essex High class of 2013) Elana Bayer-Pacht (CVU class of 2012), Sofia Lozon (CVU class of 2012) Isabella Esposito (Essex High class of 2012), Kara Sheftic (Essex High class of 2014), Caroline Limanek (CVU class of 2012) and Liz Maglione (Essex High class of 2013). The team was coached by Jessie Brosseau, Katie Lavalette and Mike Wells.