Basketball Update


Kylee McDougal, Sports Editor

GHS basketball Had two games over the past Friday and Saturday the sixth and seventh. Good things were seen and lots of excitement for future competition was expressed. 


Boys varsity basketball has had a slow start to their season but their JV is looking strong. Varsity’s record being 3-8 after picking up their last win against CB and JV also is holding their own. Geal Ayala, a junior at GHS, and Varsity basketball player had this to say about the season so far “I feel like our connection and chemistry is growing stronger but we are lacking a little bit of drive and believing that we are good enough “. Still being very early in the season the cowboys have their sights set high and are looking for a district championship. 


Girls basketball has had a steady start all around the board. Varsity holding a record of 5-6 picking up a road win against Meeker and a win this past Tuesday against longtime rivals CB. The girls JV is also holding strong as well, with getting wins against Aspen and CB. Yaslin Hernandez has this to say about the girls team “ It’s been good, I have had lots of fun with all the girls and I have made new friendships “ Hernandez also stated that the team is working to improve everyday and bring home a district title. Head coach Chad Terry also added this about the season “ The first half of the basketball season has been very successful.  The athletes are working hard and learning to play together as a team.  Each game has been exciting and we are competing at a very high level.  We always look toward constant improvement and playing each game with intensity, to the best of our ability.  Our hope is to be in contention for a league title as we battle our way through a busy schedule of games through the second half of the season.” 


While there is still more than half of the basketball season left both Girls and Boys are looking to bring home a district championship to GHS.