Grauer's Middle School Boys Basketball and Middle School Girls Soccer teams wrapped up their Winter sports seasons, with team members displaying lots of teamwork, fierce energy, and encouragement for each other.
Grauer Middle School Winter Sports: End of 2022-2023 Season
From Johnny King, MS Boys Basketball Coach:
I want to congratulate our team members on a great Middle School Boys Basketball season. We accomplished our main goals this season, which were to improve each week (each practice, each game), learn some basketball, AND to have fun. What I really loved was the progression I saw from our team members from the initial practices to the very end of the season. By the end, our defense came together and looked very in sync. Our final game of the season was an incredible game. Ending the season with the vision of you all celebrating together as the final buzzer sounded with the final score of 36-28, is something that I will remember for years to come. Everyone contributed a ton with great passes, made shots, tough defense, steals, and rebounding. But what made me most proud as a coach though was hearing our team members encourage each other after every missed shot - to keep shooting, and with genuine cheering for their teammates after every made shot and great play made. Congratulations to all of our team members!
From Paulina Davis-Fisher, MS Girls Soccer Coach:
Our Middle School Girls Soccer team had an amazing season this year, taking 1st Place during our league's regular season and 2nd Place in the playoffs! The girls ended the season with a record of 3-1, scoring a total of 28 (!) goals along the way. They did so well that they earned a BYE for the first round of playoffs. It was a hard-fought battle at the championship game, ending the first half down 0-2, but then coming back with a fierce energy to end 3-3. The match ended in a shoot-out of penalty kicks, where our girls unfortunately fell short. We still brought home a trophy with second place which is awesome!! Well done, ladies! Congratulations to all of our team members - I am super proud of each and every one of you!!
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