Girls Basketball overpower cross town rivals Gunn 65-39

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Photo courtesy of Celeste Bates

On February 5th, Paly girls basketball beat Gunn 65-39 in a competitive home game. This win gave the team much needed excitement and energy. 

“We came out ready to play hard and had no fear holding us back. It was really fun to play with such a large crowd,” Forward Junior Caroline Mostofizadeh said.

Jessica Fiske fights for the ball. Photo courtesy of Celeste Bates

Playing their local rivalry with the stands filled up with people cheering for them gave the team more motivation to play strong and win the game. Some of the players describe their team chemistry with great communication during the game which improved their team dynamic.

Winning this game sets the Paly girls basketball team up for future success in the rest of their league games.

It was a super fun game to play because of all the fans, we usually don’t get any and it was such a different environment to play in. Can’t wait for our next game.”

— Mckenna Rausch

Forward Junior Mckenna Rausch said.