Basketball teams play preseason games

The high school boys varsity and JV basketball teams played against Pine Tree High School Dec. 7. The varsity team lost with a score of 39-58. 

“It felt just like a playoff game,” varsity basketball player and sophomore Matthew Smith said. “There were a lot of people. The Pine Tree student section went crazy. They were pretty loud.”

 The girls basketball teams played against Troup Dec. 10. The varsity game’s score was 43-27 with the basketball team taking the win.

“Our team, it’s just like a family,” varsity girls basketball player and sophomore Ella Roberts said. “We often motivate each other just like in any other sport”

The JV boys team played in the Van tournament Dec. 9 and Dec. 11. They ended the tournament with a 1-2 record after playing Van, Mineola and Canton.