Posted On: 11/26/17 7:15 PM

Things might be a little bit different this year for the Eastview Lightning, a perennial girl's basketball powerhouse from Apple Valley. Perhaps a departure from Dr. Naismith's rules of the game is appropriate, to be replaced by Robert's Rules of Order. Why? Because the Lightning's most important position on the floor – point guard – is going to be run by committee, and Mr. Robert established some pretty sound protocol on how to manage that way. After riding the considerable talents of Madison Guebert – currently playing a leading role at D1 South Dakota State – and Ali  Pickrain, who is off to a terrific start with D2 Winona, Eastview finds itself without a true point guard. Enter the committee.

Saturday evening at the annual Pat Patterson Thanksgiving tournament, Eastview's collective did the job rather well, even if things didn't unfold quite as planned. It looks like junior Emma Carpenter is going to start at the 1 with Macy Guebert alternating between PG and SG. Of course, there needs to be others in the mix if this approach is going to work. Enter freshman Cassidy Carson. Both Carpenter and Guebert found themselves in early foul trouble against Orono, the 2017

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