A lot of attention was paid to senior student-athletes who lost their winter sports championships and entire spring sports seasons when COVID-19 swept the nation back in March.
Rightfully so, because they would never step on a high school court or field again.
But the coronavirus pandemic was hard on juniors as well.
In a normal year, 11th-graders would use their penultimate seasons to impress colleges one last time before signing national letters of intent the following winter.
Panama’s Ashlyn Harvey never got that opportunity.
“Losing that season was really tough for me. … Your junior season is ultimately your last one that counts in the recruitment process,” Harvey said late last week. “It was really tough having to work through the fact that I…