“I thought we had the momentum. Just the intensity after that, we knew we could beat them just after that lay-up.” Darrell Wood
“We were focused on North, North, North and nothing else.” ~Tristen Wilson (McKay)
“It’s really nice because our bodies get to rest instead of keep pounding, pounding, pounding. We got a big tournament next week so we get that rest before that tournament.”~ Raven Fraizer
“Tomorrow’s a new day, Friday’s a new game so we’re going to do our best to focus on Aloha.”- Tristen Wilson
“I’m very excited. I think we’re going to be a great team this year, that’s what’s making me excited. We’re getting after it, working hard towards our goal.” Darrell Woods
“I’m excited, I know my teammates are excited as well. It’s definitely going to be a good experience because we are so used to being around our teammates and the people that go to our school.”~ Kelsey Blackbird on season starting.
“We’re just tired of losing. We’re not going to settle for this (anymore). This year we’re going to do whatever we can to win.”~Senior Demeris Bailey on new mentality
“I looked at myself in the mirror and I really took a deep breath and I said to myself, ‘This team needs a leader and that I can help this team as a leader.” Tristen Wilson on Stepping up to lead
By Jeremy McDonald firstname.lastname@example.org Recently I have spent time in the North and Northeast side of Salem, Oregon; covering and being around the athletes at North Salem and McKay High School for this very site. What I’ve picked up from my wife and my mother-in-law, both Sprague-Alumni’s, and noticed from personal experience is that not…
“It’s pretty intense,” described Jenny Garibay on the zone. “Because we’ll have to know what spot we’re going to go to and always be quick to defend.”
we’re going to come out and play really hard and we’re going to try to compete with whoever we’re going to step out against on the same court.” said Head Coach Jordan Graneto on his team.
“I love it here because we have kids here who have great stories,” said Sanderson on coming to McKay. “(They) overcome all sorts of life circumstances to get into the gym, to be in school to be a part of a team so for me it’s motivating.”