The Jr. High Lady Falcons A Team took on Glendale Prep on September 18, 2017 in the Nest. The ladies lost the double header 12-25, 16-25 and 7-25, 6-25. Mirtha Peralta contributed seven serves, three aces, to the score. Abby Wales added three points with her serves. “We are still working on communicating on the court. The ladies had some good rallies and digs. It was an exciting game to watch,” said Coach Erickson.
The North Pointe Falcons were defeated by a score of 28-0 versus Trivium Prep on Saturday. The offense struggled to move the ball on the ground, but Quarterback Mason Shaffer had three completions to Ryan Williams. The defense was led by Devin Covarrubias who had two sacks and several big hits. “We came out sluggish and struggled to establish anything early. But the team fought hard until the end. We will come together as coaches and a team this week and work to rebound next week,” coach Scott said after the game.
The Falcons looked much stronger in their second meet of the season at Granada Park. Seventh graders Daniel Gallardo Diaz and Nicolas Gamboa led the boys with a 2-mile time of 14:52 and 14:53 respectively, and eighth graders Kailyn Banks and Alexis Mounts led the girls with times of 16:39 and 17:06. “All of the athletes have been working hard in practices, and it definitely showed in their improvement today,” said Coach Stephenson.
The Falcons Football team dropped Friday night’s game 21-0. Daniel Ritchie led the offense with 30 carries for 89 yards. The Falcons defense forced two turnovers with one fumble and one interception. Freshman Jesse Erlandson-Gonzales recovered a fumble and Senior Travis Evans intercepted a Chino Valley pass. After the game Coach Norris said, “to build winning culture we need to be all in on playing 48 minutes of football. As a whole, we can improve significantly in these next six games as our young men will continue to work hard and show up day in and day out.”
The Falcons continued their home stand tonight hosting Rancho Solano, and if you missed it, you missed a thriller. While they lost in 3, the second set was one you shouldn’t have missed. North Pointe was down 20-24, and thanks to strong serving and dominate net play, they rallied back to tie it at 24. Then played point for point before losing 29-31. Overall a strong offensive night, led by Abby Rice with 10 kills and four aces, Jaci Norton and Emily Wales each contributed six kills a piece., while Kenia Esquival had 20 assists. “We keep taking steps forward each game, it hard to believe how far we’ve come since this time last year… we need to continue to stay focused on doing things the right way, and the results will come,” said Coach Dan.
The JV Volleyball team lost tonight to Rancho Solano Prep in 2 straight games. The team continues to show improvement but could not overcome Rancho Solano’s tough serves. Tonight’s key players of the of the game were serving: Gabbie Garcia, Shavonne Street, Madi Honesto, Genevieve Agsaulio, and Kristen Ryba. Coach Keith would also like to recognize the spikes from Shavonne Street and Genevieve Agsaulio “Our kids just keep trying, don’t quit and play hard till the end of the game,” said Coach Keith.