On Tuesday, December 4, the 2012-2013 Patriots’ basketball season officially began. The varsity teams traveled to Great Hope for a great opening night. The Lady Patriots got off to a bit of a slow start, but went in to half time with a 16-6 lead. All eleven players worked hard and did their part on the court. Kaylyn Fredericks led the team with 11 points, and Marissa Marrero also made a big contribution with 10 points. Semiyah Ferebee led the way in rebounds with 21 total, and Amber McGary recorded 13 rebounds in her first varsity game. The girls finished well and ended the game with a 26-14 victory.
The guys’ team also started out understandably slowly for their first game. They fought hard and pulled ahead. All the guys got to play and worked hard on the court. Wesley Whitfield led the team with a career high 42 points. Matthew McGary also had an outstanding game with 20 points and 11 rebounds. They also grabbed 6 steals apiece. The Varsity Patriots finished with a resounding 72-55 win.
What a great start to the season. Way to go Patriots!!!!