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Sentinel Girls Celebrate Three-Peat with School

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While the team celebrated with their fans after their state title on Saturday, earlier this morning, the entire school got to cheer on the team and hear from athletic director Pete Hasquet and head coach Karen Deden about how rare it is to have a three-peat in AA hoops.

"Every story when you win a state championship has a little bit of a Cinderella piece to it.  I think that if people are part of the sport, they understand it, but sometimes I don't think the student body understands it until Mr. Hasquet explains to them that only three times in the history of girls basketball have had this happen," says Deden.

"It hasn't even set in for me yet that I've been to state championship three times, and won it three times.  It's an honor to be a part of this team with amazing teammates and a wonderful coach," says senior forward Sam Harper.

For senior guard Maddie Keast, this is her second state title, after transferring to Sentinel before her junior year.

"Just the magnitude of how much commitment we've put in, and just how far we've come is so amazing, and to know we'll be in the history books forever is such a great feeling, and it lets you feel like you've left a huge accomplishment behind," says Keast.

For the entire team,  they are quick to give thanks to the crowd support they've received during the three year run.

"It's good to see that our school supports what we do, and notices and appreciates that we have accomplished a big thing.  Seeing the crowd come in at state our first game, it made my day a whole lot better knowing that our school was there to support us," says Harper.

"I mean there were probably four kids in the Bozeman student section when we played Bozeman, and we had a full crowd with our Fatheads cheering.  Just how enthusiastic they were, and how much support they showed is something I've never seen before, so I just want to say thank you to them because it was amazing to watch," says Keast

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