The Falcons fell to the Gilbert Christian Knights 28-0. Race Shaul started on the mound throwing 2/3 innings with 0 BBs, 2 Ks, 8 hits, 19 runs; only 4 were earned runs. Ali Akbar Al-Shiteawi and Shane Morris each had a base hit. The Falcon offense had 2 hits and reached base 4 times. “We’re excited to get back to practice and work hard to achieve our goals.” -Coach Gow
The Girls Track & Field Team competed at Mesa Community College on March 3, 2018 at the Arizona Small School Invitational. Mariah Albe placed 24th in a field of 76 in the 400 meter with a PR (personal record) of 1:09.97. She also finished in the top 20 in the 800 meter. Victoria Munoz had a PR in the 800 meter with a time of 2:50.95. “The majority of the athletes got a PR at the meet. It has been exciting to watch their hard work pay off and see the ladies set new PRs.”
Jr High Track & Field competed in its first meet of the season Sat 3/3/18 at Odyssey. Hope Carney tied for 1st place in the 100m, with a PR time of 14:40. Kailyn Banks also took 1st in the Hurdles, besting her championship time from last year with an 18:31. First time thrower Alexandra Costarella finished 1st in the Shot Put (29′ 1/2″) and 2nd in the Discus (44′ 9/10″). On the boys’ side, Frank Bannister finished in the top 8 in his debut attempt at Hurdles with a time of 22:78. “I’m very happy with the results of our first meet and looking forward to improving in the ones that follow” – Coach Johnson.
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
Jr High Girls Basketball competed at Trivium Prep, March 2, 2018. The Falcons fell short 15-18. Gabriela Fasst lead the falcons in scoring with 6 points, while Alex Key pulled in 5 rebounds. Good patience and smart shooting lead us 15 points, but struggling to stop the fast break is what caused our deficit. “Strength and Growth will only come from continuous effort.” -Coach Torrez
North Pointe’s Varsity Beach Volleyball teams had great communication, pushed hard, and focused on the fundamentals.