News and Announcements
The 7th grade girls basketball team ended their season on a positive note by winning the last 3 games. Coach Purnell’s focus for this season was to stress the major fundamentals of the game, including a strong emphasis on dribbling, passing, and shooting. The highlight of the season was an impressive 37-16 win over ROB on January 23rd. Coach Purnell would like to thank all the girls for their positive attitude and competitive spirit all season. These girls have a bright future and the entire coaching staff hopes these girls continue to get better in the off-season. Go Vikings!
The Varsity girls basketball team had a road District game last Friday against St. Pius X high school. The Lady Vikings waisted no time, jumping out to an early 41-11 halftime lead. Their full-court pressure forced St. Pius into turnovers, which were converted by our Lady Vikings. Liz M. led the team with 7 steals. Her defense in the passing lanes started the team’s fast break, which led to layups. Elisa F led the team with 20 points. Kennedy D also added 15. Freshman, Zoe G, had a career high with 8 points as well!
The Lady Vikings are back in action on Tuesday, January 24th, as they battle St. Agnes Academy (3-1) at 7:00PM. The game is at HOME, so come support your Vikings for their home district contest.
The Varsity girls basketball team had their first road district game of the season on Thursday, January 12th. The Lady Vikings traveled to Duchesne Academy and were focused on the task in front of them. From the opening tipoff, the Lady Vikings controlled the tempo of the game, and did a great job attacking the rim and creating turnovers. After opening up an early double digit point lead, Duchesne battled back to cut the Viking lead to 1. Despite the adversity, the battle-tested Vikings stuck together, and closed out a 53-41 road win. The Vikings were led by Sophomore, Kennedy D., who had 15 points.
The Lady Vikings are back in action on Tuesday, January 17th for Senior Night! Game starts at 6:00PM.
The Varsity girls basketball team started District play on Tuesday night in a home contest against the Beaumont Kelly Bulldogs. The Lady Vikings were relentless early on, pressuring the Bulldogs on defense, creating turnovers, and attacking the basket on the offensive end. The Lady Vikings opened up a 27-5 first quarter lead and never looked back. The Vikings were led by Sophomore, Kennedy D, who had a team high 18 points, and Senior forward, Elisa F, who added 14. The Lady Vikings are back on action this Thursday as the team travels to Duchesne. Game time is set for 5:30PM. Come support your Lady Vikings!
The first half of the season for 7th grade girls basketball has seen great team play and development. The girls are proving that they have a potent offense and a gritty defense. Every victory thus far has been a total team effort, with everyone stepping up and helping the team be successful. Looking at the next half of the season, we will face some tough opponents, but I have confidence we can prevail with a winning record with our continuing growth and development. The 2nd half of the season promises to be exciting! Let’s go Vikings!