Tonight the Falcons hosted Chandler Prep and won 57-48. Leading scorer for the Falcons was Noah Farnsworth with 21 points. Travis Evans added 17 points and Joe Soriano added 10 points. Up by 6 at halftime the Falcons pushed the lead to 10 in the third quarter. However, Chandler Prep fought back to tie the game midway through the fourth quarter. In the end, the 13 free throws made by the Falcons in the fourth quarter was the difference. “That was a very sloppy game. We had too many turnovers but found a way to win. It is so huge making free throws late in the fourth quarter.”
Your JV Lady Falcons earned their first win of the season by a score of 35-27 over Chandler Prep. Top scoring honors went to Dayanna Morgan with 13 points. She was complimented nicely with 12 points from Abigail Zugaste. Sharon Larsala popped in 8 points and Markita Echeverri added 2points. Coach Reed remarked that “this was our first complete game. We did a good job of scoring and played pressure defense well.”
The Lady Falcons played a very exciting game against the Titans of Chandler Prep but lost 45 to 41. North Pointe was led by Jalisa Garcia with 25 points followed by Michelle Olotu with 7 points and 18 rebounds and McKenzie Mordhorst chipped in with 6 points. “The ladies played a great game against an undefeated. team and matched them point for point till the final seconds. i am very proud of our girls as we continue to get better whether win or lose,” said Coach Plaza.
The Lady Falcons played a tough game against Odyssey Institute to come away with the win 45 to 39. North Pointe was led by Jalisa Garcia with 19 points followed by Xena Benitez with 15 points and 6 steals while Michelle Olotu chipped in with 14 rebounds. “The ladies played tough and hard all game long. They did a great job defensively to come away with a good win,” said Coach Plaza.
Tonight the Falcons hosted the Odyssey Institute and won 47-36. Leading scorer for the Falcons was Travis Evans with 16 points. Noah Farnsworth added 11 points. Coming out hot, the Falcons built a seven point lead at halftime. Odyssey would not get the score under four at any time in the second half. Timely steals allowed the Falcons to push the lead to double digits. “I was really happy with our effort tonight. We need to stop making poor decisions with the basketball late in the game. The kids were flying around tonight.”
Boys varsity soccer played against a very good casteel team tonight and lost 0-11. The guys played hard all game but we were just overmatched. Ali Al-Taee gave us some good energy tonight and hustled all over. There’s not a ton of positive to take from this game but we hope to have better results in our next game on Wednesday.
The Falcons fell to the Colts of Casteel by a final score of 13-0. The defense was much improved and communicated well throughout the contest. Sophomore Wendy Medoza and Seniors Citclaly Ortiz and Sabrina Bohn played strong on both sides of the ball. Senior Captain Cynthia Gil led the defense with another great night in net. “We’ve have a chance to get a lot of our younger players more time on the field and we’re starting to put all the pieces together. I’m looking forward to seeing the improvement continue in our next contest,” Coach Scott said after the game.