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What They Were Thinking

What they were thinking: Panther mascot reacts

Priscilla Portugal Moreno, Fenway High School ‘‘Panther’’ mascot, watching the Division 4 girls’ state basketball final against Greater NewBedford (won by Fenway, 58-49), at TD Garden, March 13, 2012.

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

Priscilla Portugal Moreno, Fenway High School ‘‘Panther’’ mascot, watching the Division 4 girls’ state basketball final against Greater NewBedford (won by Fenway, 58-49), at TD Garden, March 13, 2012.

Every Sunday, Boston Globe photographer Stan Grossfeld asks the subject of one of his photos to explain what’s happening in the shot.

Who's up today: Priscilla Portugal Moreno, Fenway High School “Panther’’ mascot, watched the Division 4 girls’ state basketball final against Greater New Bedford (won by Fenway, 58-49), at TD Garden, March 13, 2012.

Moreno “The other team just made a shot, and I thought, ‘This can’t be happening.’ It’s so hot in there. I’m pretty sure I lost 5 pounds just sweating from running up and down and jumping. I was thinking, ‘Our team needs to win this. It is our time to shine. We’re Panthers.’ I love being a Panther. Even though I’m not playing, I felt like I did. I kept the fans alive and the fans kept the players alive.’’

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