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Varsity Girls’ Basketball Finish Historic Season

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Finish Historic Season

Jenny Xu and Emily Lu
March 2, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Events, Showcase

With a record-breaking season, the varsity girls’ basketball team advanced through the third round of area playoffs but fell to the Dekaney Wildcats on Tuesday, Feb. 21 with a score of 53-67. The Lady Warriors dominated in the first round of playoffs, defeating the Anderson Trojans 56-40. Dani...

JV Boys’ Basketball Falls to Cedar Ridge in Overtime

JV Boys’ Basketball Falls to Cedar Ridge in Overtime

Kate Connors, Reporter
February 18, 2017
Filed under Basketball

The JV boys’ basketball team took on the Cedar Ridge Raiders in their last game of the season on Tuesday, Feb.14. The Warriors played tough and were able to send the game into overtime, but fell short 51-59. The Warriors started the game off strong offensively and defensively which allowed them to gain...

JV Girls’ Basketball Falls Short Against Round Rock

JV Girls’ Basketball Falls Short Against Round Rock

Julia Kurtz, Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Basketball

Friends, family, and faculty all came to support the JV girls’ basketball team for their last district game of the season on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Although the Warriors lost 50-51 to the Round Rock Dragons, they fought a hard fight and displayed their powerful teamwork, motivation, and impressive sk...

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Crush Round Rock in Senior Night

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Crush Round Rock in Senior Night

Jenny Xu, Assistant Sports Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Video

Black and orange balloons adorned the stands as friends, family members, and teachers alike came out to support the varsity girls’ basketball team in their last district game on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Warriors displayed their impressive defense, holding the Round Rock Dragons to a winning score o...

JV Boys’ Basketball Dominate Over Stony Point

JV Boys’ Basketball Dominate Over Stony Point

Kate Connors, Reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Basketball

On Friday, Feb. 3, the JV boys’ basketball team conquered the Stony Point Tigers with a score of 57-51. The team quickly gained a lead in the first quarter and was able to maintain this with consecutive shots. The top scorer overall was Zach Shrull ‘19. With quick and efficient ball movements...

JV Boys’ Basketball Makes a Comeback Against McNeil

JV Boys’ Basketball Makes a Comeback Against McNeil

Kate Connors
February 1, 2017
Filed under Basketball

The JV boys’ basketball team took down the McNeil Mavericks as they played them for the second time this season on Tuesday, Jan. 30. The team had previously lost to the Mavericks and were eager for a rematch. Their readiness to win and positive attitude allowed them to gain the victory, 56-37. The...