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Lake girls basketball coach Richard Fox got what he wanted last Wednesday night at The Forks restaurant in Pemberville.

The SLL girls’ coaches met to vote on a preseason favorite, and Lake got the nod with three first place picks and 57 points. Gibsonburg followed with two first place choices and 55 points, and Genoa was third with three first place votes and 54 points.

Following Genoa in fourth is Otsego (34), Woodmore (31), Elmwood (27), Eastwood (21), and Lakota (9).

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Owens Community College women’s basketball will open its 2008-09 season against Delta College in the Tip-Off Classic on Nov. 8 at noon.

Genoa graduate Brittany Darling has joined the Express this season as a first-year freshman center.
arling, a 6’5 center, was a second-team All-Ohio pick her senior year with the Comets and was named first-team all-district for the second year in a row.

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Coach: Mike May, first year, 0-0.
Last Year: 8-3 (6-1 Sandusky Bay Conference).

Forecast: May has the task of keeping the Rockets rolling after coach Gary Quisno, who is now at Sandusky Perkins, led the program to a 224-83 record in 29 years. Oak Harbor, which lost in the first round of the playoffs to Marion Pleasant last fall, made eight playoff appearances under Quisno.

"There's an old saying in football that you never want to follow a legend, but I saw it as an advantage," May said. "He left the program in such great shape. Everything was intact coming in. He and his staff did such a great job over the years. The kids already knew how to work hard and they are used to discipline and have been fundamentally sound over the years. There are a lot of advantages to following coach Quisno."

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