The Adrian girls basketball team returned home from Baker with a third place finish

The Adrian team show off the third place trophy after playing Saturday in the 1A state basketball tournament. Team members include, left to right, in the front row, Carlee Morton, Mariah McLay, Anna Hutchings, Lauren Barraza, Selina Villarreal. Standing are Morgan Bayes, Coach Gene Mills, Sundee Speelmon, Shyanne Allaire, Asst. Coach Kelly Skerjanec, Sadie Speelmon, Kaitlyn Remick (manager), Grace Nichols, Asst. Coach Madi Purnell, Grace Morton, Roby Young, Asst. Coach Kevin Purnell, and Erin Nielson. (Photo courtesy of Bob Radford)

By John L. Braese

The Enterprise

BAKER – Five seconds was all it took to derail the Adrian girls basketball team last week from what seemed a sure shot at a state title.

The girls had been in control the whole way in quarterfinal action against the Country Christian Cougars, leading by as . . .