JV Boys Basketball at Valley Christian

Tonight the Falcons played the Valley Christian Trojans for their last game of the season. The final score was 81 to 31 with the Trojans winning. It was an up and down battle for the whole 32 minutes. Danny Hyun was the leading scorer with 10 points. Coach Pacitti – ” We had a very fun season and it sucks that it’s over because it went by so quick but all we can do now is get better for next season. We have a lot of guys returning next season so we expect to keep improving as a team.”

JV Girls Basketball at Valley Christian

The JV Lady Falcons lost their final game of the season by a score of 57-14 against Valley Christian. Sharon Larsala played her best game of the year by scoring 10 points and grabbing 6 rebounds. Alma Pineda and Kate Zapata added to the score with 2 points each. Coach Reed said “Throughout the entire game the ladies never stopped hustling. They never gave up the fight. The referees also complimented the girls on their excellent sportsmanship.” Good job ladies on a great season! You worked hard and your skills improved.

JV Girls Basketball at Casteel

The JV Lady Falcons lost to the Casteel Colts by a score of 55-39. Our leading scorer for the game was Cianya Murillo with 10 points. Desirae Mena popped in 8 points and Alma Pineda added 6 points. Other contributions were made by Sharon Larsala with 5 points and Abigail Zugaste and Markita Echeverri with 4 points each. Isabella Lara helped out with 2 points. “The girls did a solid job on their defense but need to cut down on turnovers if we are going to win more games” said Coach Reed.

JV Boys Basketball at Yuma Catholic

Today the Falcons took on the Yuma Catholic Shamrocks. It was a very intense, high scoring affair. The Shamrocks took the win with a final score of 75 to 49. The leading scorers for the Falcons were Emir Hurtic and Danny Hyun with 11 points each. Coach Pacitti – ” Despite the final score, I’m actually happy with how the guys competed tonight. We did all of the right things, we just couldn’t get our shots to fall but it was clear how much progress we’ve made through this season. “

JV Girls Basketball at Yuma Catholic

The final home game of the season ended on a sad note for the JV Lady Falcons as they lost by a score of 53-27 to Yuma Catholic. Desirae Mena lead the scoring with 9 points. Sumeja Habibovic and Sharon Larsala each contributed 6 points. Cianya Murillo added 4 points while Abigail Zugaste tossed in 2 points. Coach Reed said, “In this game we basically defeated ourselves. Our poor passing and excessive fouling lead to easy points for our opponent. We really need to focus for our final two games.”

JV Boys Basketball at Fountain Hills

Today the Falcons played the other Falcons from Fountain Hills. It was a very fast paced, entertaining game for its whole duration. The Falcons of Fountain Hills took the win with a final score of 67 to 45. The leading scorer for our Falcons was Emir Hurtic with 15 points; Emmanuel Pineda also had a pretty good game with 9 points and some big rebounds down the stretch. Coach Pacitti – ” We’ve made really good improvements offensively and put together a really good second half, it was just too late because the defense we played in the first half left us in a hole we could not climb out of. “

JV Girls Basketball at Fountain Hills

The JV Lady Falcons’ basketball team made the trek to Fountain Hills but returned with a 40-11 loss. The top scorer was Kate Zapata with 4 points. She was followed by Cianya Murillo, Markita Echeverri and Sumeja Habibovic with 2 points each while Sharon Larsala added 1 point. “The girls are really improving on their defense however they need to finish shots if we are going to be competitive in these types of games” said Coach Reed.