Sarah Porter was the basketball player who went missing, whose true life story was featured in the 2019 film, Secret in a Small Town, also titled Nowhere and Nowhere to be Found.
Sarah Porter is known as the young basketball player whose true story of disappearance has been resembled in “Secrets in a Small Town,” also titled “Nowhere to be Found,” a 2019 thriller released on Lifetime.
The film, Helmed by Thoman Michael originally premiered in March at Canadian Film Fest under Nowhere’s title before landing on Lifetime. In lead roles, the film stars Kate Drummond, Al Mukadam, and Rya Kihlstedt.
Sarah Porter On ‘Nowhere To Be Found’ Based On True Story?
The movie “Nowhere to be Found” is the based on the true story of a widowed woman who moves to a small town with her teenage daughter Sarah Porter so that they can have a fresh start.
The young girl went missing mysteriously after basketball tryouts. Ruth Simmons was the head coach of a small-town girls’ high school basketball team with whom Sarah had joined to play basketball.
The coach approached Sarah’s mother, asking her to allow Sarah to join her team. Sarah went missing when she went to a party with her new teammates. Sarah’s mother discovered that her daughter hadn’t returned home the next morning.
Sarah sudden missing led her mother to suspect that something bad had happened to her daughter. As per her demand, Kat and her teammates were interviewed by police.
They all gave the same story that Sarah got drunk, trashed her new teammates, and left the party. But Sarah’s mother refused to believe their stories, and Ruth also appeared to support Sarah’s mother.
Missing Basketball Player Sarah Porter’s Age
The movie shows that Sarah Porter was a teenage girl who played basketball under the team of the head coach Ruth Simmons. Sarah and her mother have moved to a small town from Chicago.
The teenager is apparently, very good at playing basketball and getting recruited to play for the team. Head coach, Ruth Simmons, tells Sarah that they all are united together and have each other’s backs.
The team even invited Sarah to a team bonding party after practice. Sarah’s mom was initially worried about her daughter going to an event where boys and alcohol might be.
Sarah’s mother called her, before going to bed but she didn’t answer. The next morning her mother was surprised to see Sarah had not returned. She rushes to the school and more surprisingly Sarah was not there also.
Insight On Sarah Porter’s Family & Mother Claire Porter
Sarah Porter was raised by a single mother, Claire. After the death of her husband, she moved to a small town with her daughter. Claire was the new vice-principal of the school, whereas Sarah was a student.
With no help from the cops, Claire decided to search for her daughter independently. However, a cop comes by and discovers Sarah’s shoe in the woods, and then soon, a search team is organized.
Kat who is known as the captain of the team and the daughter of head coach Ruth Simmons, admits everything. The hazing drinking, taking her to the woods and dropping her over a cliff. She also mentions that Sarah is alive and locked in a shack.
Claire and the police rush to find the shack and see coach Ruth burying Sarah alive in the woods. Claire then pushes her out of the way and pulls Sarah. Sarah saves the day by saying, “abracadabra.”
Ruth loses her balance and falls, hitting her head on a rock and killing herself. Kat and her teammates were arrested.
Sarah Porter Wikipedia Bio Explored
Sarah Porter is known to be a teenage basketball girl who went missing after she went to a party with her teammates. Her mother, Claire, soon discovers that her daughter is missing.
Her mother then calls everyone she knows while driving around town and looking everywhere for her. She then goes to the police, and further, the police team interviewed the teammates with whom Sarah had gone for a party.
During the interviews, the girls claimed that Sarah was too drunk and went outside for air, and she just disappeared at 10:45 pm. Sarah’s mom, Claire, then takes the matter into her own hands and asks everyone she can if they have seen her daughter.