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2017 Alumni Basketball Game, One to Remember

Twenty Thetford Academy alumni came back to TA on Saturday, Nov. 25, to play in the 2017 Alumni Basketball Game. Representing classes from 1984 up through 2017, this group of Panthers put on quite the show. The high energy game, officiated by Coach Mark Weigel and Casey Huling ’92, remained close for the full 40 minutes, with neither team leading by more than 8 points at any time. At the end of regulation the contest was tied at 75, thanks to a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Andrew Cawley ’13. In the first overtime period, things stayed close, and again ended knotted at 83 a piece. The blue team finally pulled a head in the final seconds of the 2nd overtime, to take the victory, 89-84.

The fast paced, high scoring, exciting game was an added bonus to light hearted, fun atmosphere that took over Vaughan Alumni Gymnasium. With many more alumni, current students, parents, future Panthers and just TA fans, looking on from the stands it was a great way to spend part of the Thanksgiving weekend.

Thanks to all that came out to support the event by playing, watching or helping organize. We look forward to making this another great TA tradition!

Our 2017 alumni team, pictured above: Back Row L to R: Aidan Cleaves ’13, Henry Levine ’13, Cole Eastman ’13, Noah Perry ’17, Erik Steingas ’10, Jason Gray ’09, Chris Cook ’96.   Middle Row L to R: Jolin Eastman ’01, Connor Brown ’17, Andrew Cawley ’13, Jill Clark ’14, Rozzlyn Kidder ’15, Annie Fetter ’84, Adam Corcoran ’93. Front Row L to R: Ian Weider ’13, Dahlia Klarich ’17, Shyann Josler ’14, Izzy Wilmott ’17, Emily Emerson ’17, Regan Covey ’17.

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