Miss Porter's varsity basketball team had a goal in mind and that was to beat St. George's. The battle last year ended with a last second dagger that solidified a win for Saint George's. This year we knew we had to battle so we came out ready to excute. The team's effective field goal was 47.7% and we out rebounded the other team 45 to 28. Miss Porter's also had 18 assist which translate to playing team basketball.
Callie Godfrey '20 had 22 pts 9 rebounds Delaney Nwachukwu '20 had 23 pts 6 rebounds 1 assist 2 steals Kyla Gallapher had '20 had 11 pts 5 reounds 7 assist 3 steals Ana Bartkiewcz '20 had 7 pts 9 rebounds 2 assist 1 steal Lila Conners '20had 2 pts 7 rebounds 7 assist 4 steals
Porter's had a one day prep to prepare for Choate Rosmeary Hall. We focus alot on ourselves and how we were going to defend and excute. Before the start of the game, the nerves were high becasue this senior class has never beaten Choate before. The game started off very tight but Porter's won the battle in the first three quaters. We started the 4th quater up by 10 and then the mometum shifted. Choate picked up their intensity and went on an 11 and 0 run. We maintain our compusre and made shots and got ourselves on the free throw line. But that wasn't enough to withstand the wave. We ended that quater with the score even, so we went into overtime. We were able to close out the game with a team effort by defending and making our free throws in overtime.
This senior class has never beaten Berkshire before and Porter's were determine to put up a good fight. Berkshire came out very scrappy and aggressive. But Porter's handle the pressure with laser focus. Porter's out rebounded Berkshire 46-25 and was 80 percent from the free throw line. (16/20). Porters held Berkshire to 21.7% from the field. Overall it was a great team effort from both ends of the floor.
Callie Godfrey '20 had 14 points 7 rebounds 1 assist and 2 steals Ana Bartkiewcz '20 had12 pts 7 rebounds 1 assist Kyla Gallagher '20 had 5 points 4 rebounds 1 assist 2 steals Delaney Nwachukwu '20 had 11 points, 7 rebounds 1 assists Lila Conners '20 had 8 points 5 rebounds 2 assist 1 steal
Miss Porter's basketball team took on the challenge to play as a team and to communicate effectively. Kingswood-Oxford came out ready to play, but Miss Porter's were able to withstand the initial wave.
Miss Porter's Varsity Basketball took on the challenge of ending the last game of the year on a good note. Porter's executed the game plan with determination. With an explosive start to the game, Porter's had 24 points in the first quater. Overall the team's effective field goal percentage was 40% and Porter's out rebounded kent 53-31. Porter's won 69-37
Lila Conners '20 had a double double with 12 points and 16 rebounds. She also had 6 assist and 4 steals.