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Minarets Sports Report: Soccer And Basketball

minarets-girls-basketball-2016-december-7-from-ryan-mcdougald-digital-writing O’NEALS — The changing of the seasons is here, and we don’t just mean that it’s getting colder!

It’s also time for winter sports at Minarets High School. The field has been repainted and the volleyball nets have been put away, because soccer and basketball are getting started.

In the gym this year, the girls’ team coaches are Kris Pearson and Dee Kamalani. Coaching the boys’ teams are Chris Bedolla, Peter Conti, and Paul Varner.

Though at first it was tough to gain traction and up player numbers, as the season approaches the boys have been able to pull together two teams. The JV and Varsity rosters total 22 boys. The girls have one Varsity roster of 11.

Minarets Boys Basketball courtesy of Ryan McDougald Dec 2016 screen-shot-2016-12-07-at-3-15-17-pmThe first games of season play are Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. Until then, both the girls and boys teams have several pre-season games and tournaments.

The upcoming home games for the girls are on Saturday, Dec. 10 against Coast Union, and on Tuesday, Dec. 27 against Liberty.

For the boys, on Monday, Dec. 12 they play Mariposa, and on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 there’s a game against Liberty.

You can also check on the upcoming games, the results of past games or tournaments, and find the rosters on the MaxPreps website.

Minarets Boys Basketball courtesy of Ryan McDougald Dec 2016 30496926283_015bcfc9c2_mMinarets is inviting you, our community, to come support us once again. The teams are very excited to go into this season, as our Mustang Cheer squad. We hope to see you here! Go Mustangs!

Ryan McDougald is a Digital Writing student at Minarets


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