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. “
North Pointe Prep lost to Odyssey Prep 42-8. The Lady Falcons were led by Kimberly Aguilar with 6 points and Evelyn Racancoj chipped in with two points. “The ladies played their best defensive game and seemed to understand and executed the proper principles on defense. We had more scoring opportunities and came up a little short but progress has been made with the offense. I am very proud how all of the girls have taken the challenge on defense and continue to work hard to get better on offensive end,” said Coach Plaza.
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.
The Jr. High Lady Falcons lost to Trivium Prep 37-9. North Pointe Prep was led by Ilyana Quinonez scoring five points while Kiara Smith and Kimberly Aguilar chipped in with two points apiece. “The ladies are improving everyday and they just have to continue to learn the various aspects of offense and defense and they will see success. I am very proud with all of our players and it is fun to see their improved performance,” said Coach Plaza.
Today your #2 seeded North Pointe Falcons faced off against the #1 seeded Scottsdale Prep Spartans. The first half the Spartans were just to much to handle being up big at halftime 31-9. The second half was more of the same as your Falcons just couldn’t keep up. “They played their hearts out but unfortunately it wasn’t enough to keep us in the game”. Stated coach Pacitti. The final score of the game was 52-23.