Bishop Blanchet Varsity Basketball Team Has Challenging Season

Ava Alan, Reporter

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The Braves boys varsity basketball team has struggled to win this season with a record of 2 wins and 5 losses.  As they move into the second half of their season, the team hopes to improve their record and show their strengths.

     They have faced some tough opponents in the Metro League Mountain Division. Their match ups against both Ingraham and Franklin ended in very close games.  On Friday, January 3, the boys took on Ingraham losing by 6 points with an final score of 68-62. When they took on Garfield, however, they were defeated by 25 points. Senior Matt Martin scored 21 of those points and helped his team stay close. Junior Patrick Kain shots a 3 point basket which gave the team another boost of energy.  

     “We need to get more shots to fall, said Senior Andrew Holloman and we also need to maintain high energy and focus for four quarters.” 

     The season has been good in many ways even though the scores have not reflected as many wins as the Braves would like to have. The boys feel a bond of brotherhood and friendship that is keeping their spirits up through the challenging season. 

      “I feel like it has been a very good season for me said Senior Ryan Moore. Rebounding can help our team improve,” said Ryan Moore.  

     The Braves will take on the Roosevelt Roughriders on Friday, January 10th at 8:30 at Bishop Blanchet High School.