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St.Frances Panther Briana Carrington is a 6'1" forward who will run the floor, finish around the rim and contest every shot in the paint. The soft spoken 2015 baller carries around a 4.0 gpa to go along with her rapidly developing game. 695Hoops caught up to Ms. Carrington for recently for a quick interview.
695: How old were you when you started playing ball?
Briana: I was 13when I started playing basketball.
695: Which AAU teams have you played for?
Briana: I’ve played for Baltimore’s Finest, Lady Lions, and Maryland Lady Shooting Stars.
695: What was the highlight of your summer?
Briana: I traveled a lot this summer. I went to Tennessee and I played in Indiana for the first time.
695: What are your goals for the high school season?
Briana: I have to be more of a leader and become more of an offensive threat.
695: Do you play any other sports?
Briana: Not at this time, but I did play soccer and lacrosse before I started playing basketball.
695: What other hobbies do you have besides basketball?
Briana: Between basketball and school I really don’t have a lot of free time but when I get a chance I like to go to the movies and hang out with my friends.
695: What do you need to add to your game to excel at the next level?
Briana: I need to become more of an offensive threat. I also need to become more consistent with rebounding.
695: Who is your favorite player?
Briana: My favorite player is Candace Parker because she’s versatile and very passionate about the game.
695: What is your favorite class in school?
Briana: Math is definitely my favorite subject.
695: If you could hang out with one person you've never met for a whole day, who would it be and why?
Briana: If I could hang out with one person it would have to be Candace Parker because she seems like a cool person to talk to and I think I could learn a lot from her.
695: Name two songs that are guaranteed to get you on the dance floor….
Briana: I’m not much of a dancer, but my iPod has a vast range of music from Adele to 2 Chainz.
695: Tell me about a funny basketball road trip....
Briana: Anytime I go on a road trip with my St. Frances team it is always a good time, from making beats and songs to get hype before a game to just joking around on the bus.
695: Thanks and good luck this season.
Briana: Thank you.
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