Freshman guard Chloe Sterling of Zama has been named Stars and Stripes Pacific girls basketball Athlete of the Year. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES
Freshman guard Chloe Sterling of Zama has been named Stars and Stripes Pacific girls basketball Athlete of the Year. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES

Girls Basketball: Zama's Sterling brought energy, scoring punch for new champs

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Throughout her middle-school years, Chloe Sterling watched as her older sister Zhandra Graham and Zama reached DODEA-Japan and Far East Division II title games. And Sterling dreamed of doing the same.

Only sometimes, dreams don’t turn out the way one expects.

They’re even better.

Sterling averaged 22.46 points a game as the Trojans went 27-5, won the DODEA-Japan tournament for the first time in school history, then captured a school-first D-II title with a 58-43 win over Daegu, earning tournament Most Valuable Player honors.

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