Varsity basketball players take a timeout to talk about their season

By: Jason Edwards , Editor

Boys Varsity Basketball-

Dylan Vaca

Dylan Vaca:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To have a better year than last year and to help the team win more.

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. 20 win season, win a home regional, and to get to sectionals.

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. New coach, we have a good offense and still work hard on defense.

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. To win 20 and win a sectional game

Ryan David

Ryan David:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To come out each game, play my best, and give our team the best chance to win

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. I want to win conference, sectionals, and have a 20 win season

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We have more leadership and experience

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. I would love to have a good season with the team and then go on to play college ball after

Ethan Conroy

Ethan Conroy:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To come out with intensity each night and have a purpose for each game.

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. To win conference and have a 20 win season.

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. I moved from another school and I am also playing for my dad.

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. I want to win regionals and play college basketball after high school.

Brett Hansen

Brett Hansen:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To be a big part of the team and to own my role

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. Be very successful, win regionals, and to win conference

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. New coach, new offense, some new teammates and we have more experience

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. To end my career right by winning

Mark Lilly

Mark Lilly:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To do whatever I can to help the team win and be a leader for everyone on the court.

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. I want to win conference and go far in the playoffs.

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We have a more talented and experienced team.

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. To win conference and win regionals.

Mason Conroy

Mason Conroy:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. I want to learn from the older players and be able to carry my knowledge over to next season.

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. I think we can make a deep playoff run.

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. I am at a new school, and my dad is my coach.

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. I want to be a team player and just help out whenever I can.

Jake Hed

Jake Hed:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To earn some playing time as a junior and help my teammates get better.

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. I think we can get past regionals and sectionals.

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We have a new coach, and I am on varsity this year.

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. To win conference and then get past that.

Jake Gomes

Jake Gomes:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. I want to do my best to be a leader on and off the court.

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. I think we can be a 20+ win team.

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We have a more unified team and we have a better chance to make it deep in the playoffs.

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. I want to win regionals.

Andy Delgado

Andy Delgado:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To be there for my teammates and play my role.

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. I want to go as far as possible, like I know we can.

Q.  How will this year be different than last?

A. We have a new coach and some new players.

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. My goal is to win conference and regionals.

 

Girls Varsity Basketball-

Camri Conley

Camri Conley:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. I want to be a good leader

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. I think we can go far, and win conference

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We have a ton of returning players from last year, especially seniors

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. To have a winning record and go far in the playoffs

Bailey Crimmins

Bailey Crimmins:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To have a better record than last year and win conference along with regionals

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. Be more of a vocal leader and a role model for underclassmen

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. Everyone has a lot more experience

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. Make a run at state

Nicole Koczka

Nicole Koczka:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To have a better shooting percentage

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. To take one game at a time and win as many as possible

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We have new players, so we need to adjust to playing with them

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. Improve shooting percentage and to do well as a team

Meg Cohrs

Meg Cohrs:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To get more playing time and improve on my role for the team

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. Take it one game at a time and then look ahead towards the playoff

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We have a new coaching staff, new players, and we are faster

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. We need to play as a team all year long to make it as far as possible in the playoffs

Vanessa Gould

Vanessa Gould:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. My three point shot has improved, so I want to work even more on that

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. We need to focus on the little things because we have a lot of potential this year

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. A couple younger kids moved up

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. I want to win at least win conference

Destiny Cowsert

Destiny Cowsert:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To improve my skills and to improve my shooting and ball handling

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. To grow as a team and take one game at a time

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. Mr. Dillivan is gone, we have Ms. Flanagan and Mr. Mansour as our assistants, and we have more seniors

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. To improve my shooting and defensive skills

Rachel Gross

Rachel Gross:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. Give 110% in practice, I also want to encourage my teammates to be even better

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. Main goal is to win state, but we will take it one game at a time

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We improved so much in the offseason, so I think we will be better

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. To help teammates reach goal of going to state

Carley Elliott

Carley Elliott:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. I want to get better at shooting and ball handling

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. To make it to state

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. I was on the sophomore team last year, so the varsity level will be different

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. To improve my shooting and ball handling

Jennifer Weber

Jenny Weber:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To play my role, and be a positive teammate and win

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. We should be a very good team, we set high goals

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We are now stronger and faster than last year, our new players will also help

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. I would like to get my stats up, and i want to be apart of winning

Morgan Weber

Morgan Weber:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. I want to be a team player and do whatever I can to help my team win

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. If we play as a team, and don’t play for ourselves, then we can go far in the playoffs

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We have more leaders this year and we are more experience

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. I want to win conference

Kylie Modaff

Kylie Modaff:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. Improve my stats from last year

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. To play hard in every game

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. We have a lot more upperclassmen this year to help all of the younger ones

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. I want to show leadership, work on my stats, and work on my weaker areas

Alex Burrell

Alex Burrell:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To improve defense, shots, and overall play of basketball

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. To take one game at a time and hopefully go to state

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. I did not play last year

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. To have fun playing this sport

Jamie Martens

Jamie Martens:

Q. What are your expectations for yourself this season?

A. To get better at 3 point shooting

Q. What are your expectations for the team?

A. To get to regionals

Q. How will this year be different than last?

A. Ally VanBogart is gone

Q. What is your goal for this season?

A. To play a few minutes in a varsity game