Lady Spartans Overview

Jenna Hardie, Staff writer

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Basketball is just getting started at Boardman High School but the girls are already having a victorious season thus far with just one loss. The varsity team is lead by seniors; Cailyn Covan, Cate Green, Jersey Gorby, Ashley Saxton and Alicia Saxton. Recently, on Dec. 15th they played their first home game of the season against Massillon and won, 58-34. Maria Torres led the way by scoring a game high of 24 points, including 4 three pointers. They also played at Lakeside and won, scoring 80-33. The team was led by Raegan Burkey scoring 32 points, the highest of her career. The team was triumphant against East, scoring 57-26, the team was led by Maria Torres scoring 22 points. The Lady Spartans fell to Mooney on Dec. 4th with an ending score of  60-48, Maria Torres scored the most, putting in 21 points. The next game will be home against South Range on Wednesday Dec. 19th.

All the senior players have been playing for the Lady Spartans their whole highschool career. When the seniors were asked about what they expect from this season, Ashley Saxton stated, “We’ve been working really hard and can’t wait to see how it all pays off this season”. She then went on to say, “We’re gonna prove them all wrong”. Jersey Gorbey thanks her teammates and coaches stating, “Any success we have this year is because of our phenomenal coaching staff and amazing teammates on varsity, junior varsity and freshman teams”.