The girls varsity basketball team is excited to begin the 2017-18 season under first year coach Henry Schechter.
This year’s team returns 6 player from the 2016-17 campaign. Senior captains Emma McCabe (11 PPG, 11RPG) , Hannah Ward (6PPG, 8 RPG) and Lauren Maloney (3PPG, 2RPG) as well as sophomore Grace Townsend (3PPG, 2 RPG), junior Lauren Ott (2PPG, 4RPG) and senior McClain Moran (1PPG,, 1RPG). Joining the returning players are freshman Kayla Siddiqi, sophomore Amanda Arnone , juniors Abby Rieck, Emma Davis, Kendall Hicks and returning back to basketball senior Emily Crocco.
The Rapids face a challenging early season schedule against Midlothian, Monacan, Bird and the Times Dispatch Invitational Tournament in their first 8 games. The team is built around disciplined decision making , high percentage shooting and using athleticism to defend and compete each night . Coach Schechter believes that the team has done an excellent job learning the implemented systems and will only improve throughout the season.
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