By Kailey Franklin Posted March 10, 2023
The JV girl’s basketball team had worked hard this season. They lost more games than they had hoped, but they learned a lot along the way. They began their season with a tournament in Reno where they began working together. They continued to build on that throughout the season. Junior, Katlyn Gomez led the team through practices and games.
“To be able to lead my team this year really gave me a good opportunity to not only be a role model to my younger teammates but to learn how to play with new people,” said Gomez. “I feel like I was able to help my fellow teammates on and off the court.”
The girls practiced every day and traveled to many games. They took all the opportunities to learn something new. Not only did the girls learn from this season, but their coach McKenzie Harrigan also learned plenty of things along the way.
“This season has been full of challenges with a lot of growth and basketball development,” said Harrigan. “I was able to coach and get to know 12 amazing ladies the last three months, all 12 bought in and worked hard as a team from beginning to end.”
As the season ends, each player is more confident in their skills and is preparing to play at a higher level.
“Playing on JV allowed me to better my skills against tougher teams and helped me learn to be collected in tough situations,” said Khlloe Shorey. “I learned a lot of tricks that helped me improve my game and how to work with my team in different situations which is something very important.”