Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

Leah Schmidt

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The Westlake men’s Varsity Basketball team brought home a victory this Friday, December 1st, against the Rocky River Pirates by a score of 47- 44. This was the Demons’ first game of the season. Lots of Westlake students attended and cheered for their fellow classmates in the student section. Although this was their first game, it sets a starting point for the rest of the season and inspires the players to keep on  winning. To learn more about the team’s goals for the season, I interviewed a senior in Varsity Basketball, Billy Blood, for more details.

 

Green and White: “From this victory, where do you see your teammates’ success going this year?”

 

Billy Blood: “You can’t tell much from just one win, but from our work in the offseason and preseason, we’ve developed very good team chemistry and work ethic so translating that into the season we will definitely be successful.”

 

GW: “What is the team’s biggest goal to accomplish this season?”

 

BB: “The goal of any team is to have a winning season and ultimately win a conference championship. If we play our game and gave confidence in ourselves throughout the year, that goal will definitely be obtainable.”

 

GW: “What role do you take on with new members joining the varsity team this year?”

 

BB: “Really with the new guys, it’s all about teaching them and helping them integrate into our style of play so they can be ready to take on that role next year.”

 

GW: “What are you most excited about for this season?”

 

BB: “I’m just excited to see how we compete with good teams like Bay and Copley. Those are very talented teams that are highly ranked in this area and I would love to see us beat them.”

 

Based on Billy’s responses, I think it’s safe to say that I’m very excited to see how the team does throughout the season. The Demons play again, home this Tuesday 12/5/17, against Elyria High School.

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

    Creative Writing

    Unraveling Strings: Four Places of Comfort

  • Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

    Clubs

    Learn More About the Sock Drive…and How to Help Out!

  • Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

    Entertainment

    5 Movie To Watch This Christmas

  • Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

    Features

    Senior Feature with Patrick Lee

  • Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

    Features

    Getting to Know Mr. Fudale

  • Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

    Dear Readers

    Battle of the Consoles

  • Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

    Creative Writing

    To Wonder

  • Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

    Sports

    What should we expect from Josh Gordon’s Return?

  • Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

    Entertainment

    Black Mirror In Real Life

  • Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start

    Entertainment

    Book and Film Review: Wonder

Varsity Basketball: Off to a Good Start