The basketball girls varsity team started off their season strong. The girls entered the season with many goals and were determined to win each game. Through their hard work and dedication, they managed to win four games so far! Through their teamwork and commitment, the girls won four games. Angelina Cacioppo expresses, “Although it’s early in the season, we’ve had a strong start. Our team is very driven, dedicated and eager to have the best season thus far. Each player brings something important which makes us all very rounded.”
On December 2nd, the team won their first game against Grover Cleveland with the impressive score of 81-14. The girls continue to work hard and defeated many other schools, “Girls are working hard on defense and playing fast. We strive to be better each day towards our goals” said Coach Dalia Avivi. Another school they won against was William Cullen Bryant High School on December 4th with the score of 55-29. On December 9th, they defeated Franklin K. Lane Campus with the score of 59-10. The girls played against Forest Hills High School on December 11th and were defeated, however they continued to practice and work as a team. Kianna Rodriguez explains, “ We have entered this season with many goals to strive for. We are determined and dedicated. Working early mornings and evenings and putting in the work as a team.” After all their hard work they won the recent game against Long Island City High School with the score of 61-32! The girls put in their best effort to win, Bianca Ortega expresses that, “commitment and consistency are what make the team successful. When we are committed we stay consistent and with consistency come the wins.”
The girls have been working hard for a long time now and they’ve been growing as a team, Manager Amber Torres explains, “how inspiring it is to the girls improve over the four years of High School.” The season is still ongoing and the team is dedicated to make this season the best one yet.