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Guard Mahogany Wright 23 blocks an enemy Lion from passing the ball to her teammates. Wright is the only freshman that made the varsity team.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Declaws Leander Lions 66-32 In Final Game of Season

February 13, 2020

The varsity girls’ basketball team fought the Leander Lions for their Senior Night in a high scoring game and came out with the win, 66-32. The parents of the athletes decorated the gym with orange...

Dribbling the ball down the court, Desi Davalos 22 scans the court for an opening. Davalos would go on to make a three-pointer during the first quarter which brought the score to 10-2.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Conquers Stony Point 54-52

Camille Marshall and Kathryn Markovitz January 15, 2020

The varsity girls’ basketball team faced off against the Stony Point Tigers on Tuesday, Jan. 14, and reigned victorious 54-52. The game day theme was Future Warriors Night, a night to show Canyon...

Dribbling down the court, power forward Desi Davalos 22 scans for teammates to make a pass to. Despite efforts from the team, the Lady Warriors were unable to pull ahead of the Raiders during the first half.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Defeats Cedar Ridge Raiders 55-50

Kathryn Markovitz, Photographer December 4, 2019

The varsity girls' basketball faced off against the Cedar Ridge Raiders on Tuesday, Dec. 3 and emerged victorious in an intense nail-biter game on Faculty Night. The Lady Warriors bounced back from...

Peyton Halley 21 throws the ball above the defensive player. Halley, a junior, plays the position of a guard on the team.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Overcomes Shoemaker 60-50

Camille Marshall and Alana True November 20, 2019

The varsity girls’ basketball team faced against the Shoemaker Wolves on Tuesday, Nov. 19 and prevailed 60-50. Despite the win, the game consisted of combative fouls and a mass of turnovers.  “In...

Makayla Coy 19 dribbles past an opponent in a game against Hendrickson on Jan. 16.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Prevails Over Vandegrift 47-36

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor February 3, 2019

The varsity girls’ basketball team defeated the Vandegrift Vipers on Friday, Feb. 2. Despite emerging with a large point lead of 47-36, the game was a tough battle between the two teams. With...

Kooper Giles 20 throws a basket.

Varsity Girls Basketball Delivers in 66-28 Win vs. McNeil

Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor December 15, 2018

Rowdy fans and high tensions provided the backdrop for the Friday, Dec. 14 varsity girls’ basketball game, which saw the Warriors demolish the McNeil Mavericks in a one-sided blowout that ended 66-28....

Desi Davalos 22 plays aggresive offense as she sprints to the other side of the court after a rebound.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Annihilates Stony Point 53-32

Hayden Swanson, Managing Editor November 21, 2018

The varsity girls’ basketball team successfully defended their home court on Tuesday, Nov. 20 against Stony Point, with a final score of 53-32. Despite their much larger point total, the road leading...

Kenzie Beckham 21 runs the ball down the court.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Conquers Hutto in 79-30 Blowout

Nima Ashtari, Community & World News Editor November 10, 2018

On Friday, Nov. 9 the varsity girls’ basketball team faced off against the Hutto Hippos in a fast-paced and high-scoring match that ended 79-30 in the Warriors’ favor. The victory puts them at...

McKenna Lindley 18 pushes through Del Valle defenders to score.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Overthrows Del Valle in First Round of Playoffs 80-61

Kate Connors, Social Media Director February 13, 2018

  On the night of Feb. 12, the Lady Warriors’ varsity basketball team traveled to the Delco Center to take on the Del Valle Cardinals in their first round of playoffs. The Lady Warriors never...

Allyah Beaty 18 jumps towards the basket to score for the Lady Warriors.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Overthrows Raiders 44-34

Presley Glotfelty, Women's Sports Editor January 20, 2018

The Lady Warriors' varsity basketball team came into their seventh district game on Friday, Jan. 19 to beat the Cedar Ridge Raiders for a second time this season. Ending the match 44-34, the Warriors...

Allyah Beaty 18 closely defends Stony Point guard.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Wipes Out Stony Point 66-45

Presley Glotfelty, Women's Sports Editor January 10, 2018

The Lady Warriors slaughtered the Stony Point Tigers on Tuesday, Jan. 9 on the Tigers’ home court. Finishing 66-45, the Warriors demonstrated their winning percentage of over 70%. Out of 25 games...

Makayla Coy 20 jumps to block an attempted shot.

Varsity Girls’ Basketball Tramples Mavericks 53-36

Presley Glotfelty, Women's Sports Editor January 6, 2018

Although the winter break was not yet over, a crowd filled the stands to cheer on the Lady Warriors in an old aged rivalry. The Warriors defeated the McNeil Mavericks on Jan. 5, with a final score...

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