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Baker's Doesn't; despite loss Antoine is Athlete of the Week

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Arcadia was back in the LHSAA Class 1A state semi finals forthe second straight with a familiar look. The Hornets returned every one of their players, including lone seniorAntoine Baker who, even though he's been the oldest player on the team the pasttwo seasons, doesn't feel the pressure to lead.

Baker says he looks at it more like being a good role model.

Baker has become an integral piece of the Hornets successthis season, mainly because he can cause mismatches.  Head coach Marcus Jackson says Baker is ableto handle the ball and distribute and for a player who's 6-foot-4 to be able todo that, it cause big problems for the other team.

Having played together since the 8th grade, Bakerhas appreciated the bond that's been created with his teammates, with orwithout the state title.

Baker has performed off the court as well where he's a hardworker in the classroom and has maintained a 3.3 GPA.  Baker's high school career may be over, buthis time at Arcadia will not be forgotten, especially as his teammates will tryit all once again, only next year it will be without our Athlete of the Week.

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