Come Along With the 7th Grade Basketball Team


Alexia Clamou, Reporter

Today I am going to be taking a close look at our 7th grade basketball team. There are multiple basketball teams — 2 for the boys and 2 for the girls. One for 7th grade and one for 8th grade. Try-outs for the 7th grade lady basketball team were held on Nov.1st,2nd, and 3rd.Only 26 people made the team for about 50 trying out. Inside the 7th grade basketball team, there are two sub-teams the A team and the B team.

Team athletes:

Mackenzie Ward

Aliyah Carter

Miyah Carter

Cate Defendorf

Claire Delane

Atlee Olfson

Hannah Shen

Skylar Zinnecker

Rylie Mayo

Olivia Yang

Sofia Seagel


B team athletes:

Kl’che Brown

Mia Bibbo

Cassidy Denton

Lola Fernandez

Terin Score

Maddison Herd

Alexia Clamou

Katie Park

Padt Skawratananond

Tori Xiao

Grace Chao

Logan McSorely

Kendall Farguson

Locavia Marevty

Krithi Palakodati

Come support them on Wednesdays or Thursdays at their games.To find out which day it is going to Coach Nielsen’s website.These girls practice almost every day at 6;45 and give their hearts out on the court every single game. With the help of Coach Nielsen and Coach Govea, these girls are becoming better and better every day.

The 7th grade a team placed first at their tournament beating Walsh one of the toughest teams.They will be playing against them in January hoping to beat them again. They work very hard and have been undefeated so far so let’s hope that they can be 2018 district champions so that he has another wood plank to hang up in our beautiful gym.

Message for the Coaches: Thank you so much for waking up this early every day to make us better and tougher on the court!