With a rough start to the season, only winning seven out of the nineteen games, the boys basketball team loses to Madison with a final score of 70-50 on Saturday, January 12.
Garrett Prince, junior, practicing his free throws before the game against Madison on January 12.
Senior Michael Howard taking a shot during the first quarter while both teams struggled to take the lead.
Freshman Caleb Gaston calmly taking a shot as his team waits in suspense. “Before the game I mentally settle down and slow everything down,” Gaston said. “I just replay everything in my head.”
The team’s starting lineup (left to right) Garrett Prince, Michael Howard, Carson Murphy, and Leander Thompson cooling down after the first quarter.
“I’ve been playing basketball pretty much my whole life,” senior Carson Murphy said, seen blocking Madison from stealing the ball. “I started playing when I was in second grade.”
Sophomore Leander Thompson blocking Madison as he dribbles down the court to take a shot.
Murphy walking away after the team unsuccessfully blocked Madison from scoring.
The team (left to right) Leander Thompson, Caleb Gaston, Anthony Reyes, Michael Howard, and Garrett Prince talking strategies during after the third quarter with Madison in the lead 34-15.
“We’re really smart as a team,” senior Kyle Eakle said, seen dribbling as he chooses someone to pass the ball to. “We play well together.”
Howard watching as both teams jump to get the rebound.
Murphy jumping to take a shot after racing down the court in order to even out the score, as Madison was in the lead.