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.”
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.
After making the long trip to Yuma, the Lady Falcons JV basketball team returned home with a disappointing loss to Yuma Catholic 39-25. Kate Zapata, Sumeja Habibovic and Sharon Larsala were top scorers with 5 points each. Alma Pineda added 4 points and Abigail Zugaste, Desirae Mena and Isabella Lara each contributed 2 points. Coach Reed said “We need to cut down on our turnovers and eliminate silly fouls so that we can continue to progress as a team.”
It truly was Friday the 13th for the JV Lady Falcon’s basketball team as they lost to a very good Valley Christian team by a score of 59-20. Cianya Murrilo was our top scorere with 5 points. Alma Pineda, Desirae Mena and Sharon Larsala added 4 points each. Markita Echeverri helped with 2 points while Sumeja Habibovic put in 1 point. “The girls need to improve their passes and finish their shots so that they can be competitive,” said Coach Reed.
Your JV Lady Falcons basketball team came out focused and ready to do business as they defeated Casteel by a score of 42-20. Alma Pineda led all scorers with 9 points and was followed by Kate Zapata, Cianya Murillo and Desirae Mena each with 8 points. Abigail Zugaste added 3 points and Markita Echeverri, Sumeja Habibovic and Sharon Larsala tossed in 2 points each. “The girls were very focused on defense and forced Casteel into taking several bad shots. They are continuing to get better and are forming into a solid team” said Coach Reed.