Nearly 10 months have gone by, but Lynn English senior captains Deidra Newson and Catherine Stinson still cannot get that final game off their minds.
In a tight matchup against three-time defending state champion Andover on March 3, Newson fouled out near the end of the third quarter. Stinson followed her teammate to the bench a few minutes later, and they watched helplessly as the Golden Warriors knocked them out of the playoffs.
“It was really disappointing because I felt like I let my team down when I fouled out,” said Stinson, a four-year starting point guard who won the Northeastern Large MVP her sophomore year.
They are now using that missed opportunity as motivation in their final season. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.