Monday December 05, 2011 | 03:36 PM

Two years ago, the talk in preseason was about how many quality point guards went down with ACL injuries. That year, Messalonskee’s Ari Perry, Valley’s Cindy Schultz and Mt. Abram’s Mikayla Burbank all suffered ACL tears. Burbank was the only one of the three who played that season, and that was for a few seconds in the last game of a 1-17 season.

Last year, Skowhegan point guard Whitney Jones missed the entire season with a broken foot, and Rangeley’s Allie Hammond sat out all season with an ACL tear.

This year, two more point guards have gone down with ACL injuries. Rangeley was hit again, as Abby Abbott will miss the entire season. Maranacook’s Katie Poulin went down in a preseason game a few days ago, and she’ll probably miss the entire season as well. Monmouth has three players who will sit out all season with ACL injuries, although point guard Colby Wilson is not one of them. Another very good point guard, Winslow’s Alliyah Veilleux, switched to indoor track this winter.

 

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Travis Lazarczyk has worked at the Morning Sentinel and Kennebec Journal since 2000. He covers football, basketball and baseball. Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/tlazarmaine

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