Jr High Boys Basketball competed at Trivium Prep March 2, 2018. The Falcons lost to the Crimson Knights by a score of 61-6. Brayan Mendoza lead the team with 4 points. The Falcons started off slowly due to facing a hard press from the Knights. After getting down by 20 in the first half, the Falcons worked hard to get back into the game. “We knew that we were facing a good team today, we just need to prepare better in the future and put in the effort to get better.” -Coach Pinches
Today the Falcons took on the Minotaurs from Odyssey. It was very close and intense the whole game. The final score was 47 to 46 in favor of Odyssey. The leading scorer for the Falcons was Gage Watkins with 16 points. Coach Pacitti said, “That was the best we’ve played all season, even though we lost that was a great experience for the guys to play in a close game like that where the smallest thing could be a huge factor in the game. “
Today the North Pointe Prep Falcons lost a close one 26-19 to the Odyssey Prep Minotaurs. The Falcons leading scorer was Kevin Valenzuela with 11 points. Despite being tied at halftime, the Falcons lost their momentum and trailed the entire second half. “I was proud of the way the kids played today, even though we lost, the team played tough until the very last second. The Minotaurs hit a few wild shots at the end, if not for those this game would’ve ended differently. But we won’t linger on the what-ifs, we just gotta keep moving forward,” said Coach Pinches.
Today the Falcons took on the boys from Trivium Prep. It was a great display of competition from both sides. Trivium took the win in this one with a final score of 41-31. The leading scorer for the Falcons was Joey Rock with 9 points. Coach Pacitti said, “Our problem today was rebounding and missing layups. If we did those two things just a little bit better it would have been a completely different game. We are definitely going to work on both of these things in practice so we don’t lose like this again. “
Today the North Pointe Prep Falcons took on the Trivium Prep Knights in a thrilling game that went down to the wire, with the Falcons coming out on top 40-36. The Falcons had a 12 point lead going into the second half, but Trivium tied it up with about three minutes to go. The teams went back and forth in the final minutes but North Pointe rallied together and finished the game. Josh Henriksen led the team with a huge 23 points. “I’m so proud of these guys for today’s game. They really fought hard. We knew it would be a close game, and that if we were gonna win we had to rebound better than them. Now teams are really gonna be coming for us, the rest of the season is gonna be tough, but we’re playing at a high level, we can finish the season strong with wins like we had today,” said Coach Pinches.
Today the North Pointe Prep Falcons beat the Anthem Prep Eagles by a score of 48-15. Led by their leading scorer, Josh Henriksen, who had 20 points, the Falcons easily handled the Eagles through the whole game. “Today’s win was overall a great show of effort from the boys, we took care of the ball and executed our plays well, but now we have to move on and get focused on our next game,” said Coach Pinches.
Today the Falcons took on the Anthem Prep Eagles. The Falcons took the win with a final score of 59 to 22. The leading scorer was Carlos Chayrez with 14 points. Coach Pacitti said, “Today was a complete team effort, everyone contributed and did their job and we came out with the win. As long as we play like this every game we’re gonna have a great, fun season.”