Andrew Simpson(41) and Brenden Mutz(43) jump for the ball.
Senior and School Girls and Guys basketball teams faced off on January 29th at the Andrews Academy gym. Both senior guys and girls won their game. For the guys game, the score was 41-18, and for the girls, the score was 21-18.
Andrew Simpson, who got 10 rebounds and 11 points including his dunk, and Jordan Mondak, who got 1 rebound and 10 points, led the Senior vs School Guy’s game. Serena Wineland, who got 15 rebounds and 11 points, led the Senior vs School Girl’s game.
Senior Guy’s Team.
Andrew Simpson (41) said, “The game was lots of fun. It seemed like everyone had a great time. I figured we would win with our slight size advantage.”
“I wish we could have put on more of a show for the crowd,” he added.
Joel Ki (5), a junior, said “Too many turnovers made us lose. We were totally outplayed and miserably lost the game.”
“It was hard to play against my friends and my teammates, but I believe we had a lot of fun while doing it. But it was awesome to win because it’s my senior year!” Serena Wineland (22) said. She didn’t expect to get most of rebounds and points. She said she just went out there and played to win and it looked like it paid off.
During the interviewing Charela Evans (30), a junior, looked satisfied with the game even though the school team lost.
Senior Girl’s Team.
“I think it was a good game, and despite the odds, I think we school girls put up a good fight,” she said.
She also added, “I don’t regret the game, because the shots were put up and we played good defense. We just didn’t get as many points on the board is all.”
She answered the question of next year’s Senior vs School Basketball game and she said senior girls will beat the school team next year.
School Guy’s Team.
Most of senior guys who played on the senior team and the girls who played the Senior vs School Game played the Alumni vs School Game on February 2nd at Andrews Academy gym.
School Girl’s Team.
Senior Guy’s Team : Andrew Simpson; 10 rebounds and 11 points, Jordan Mondak; 1 rebound and 10 points.
School Guy’s Team : Will Allen; 4 rebounds and 6 points and Nate Tchamba; 3 rebounds and 4 points.
Senior Girl’s Team : Serena Wineland; 15 rebounds and 11 points, Raquel Carmona; 2 rebounds and 4 points.
School Girl’s Team : Katie Kurtz; 4 rebounds and 4 points, Haley Smoot; 3 rebounds and 4 points.