Basketball Senior Night

Kayla Massey, Staffer

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“I have been playing basketball since I was 5. This is not the last time I am going to play basketball. Still crazy how fast time went by,’’ says Jordan Pena. Andrew Griffiths, Dawson Ibarra, Ryan Culbert, Jordan Pena and Cheerleader Kaitlynn Koppenhaver were recognized during Senior Night festivities at the boys basketball game. They were escorted onto the court by their parents, as their high school activities and future plans were announced. Griffiths and Culbert will becoming Nittany Lions heading to Penn State satellite campuses in the Fall.  Ibarra and Pena are still working on their collegiate decisions. Kaitlynn Koppenhaver is continuing to cheer at Bloomsburg University.

“Being a senior means so much to me. Being one of the oldest kids and having played for this team for four years is incredible. Being a role model for the younger kids is the best part for me.’’ says Andrew Griffiths.  Dawson Ibarra gives some words of wisdom to the upcoming basketball players, “play your best, work hard, never anything below 110%, and have fun.’’ The seniors appreciate everyone that is at their games to support them. Dawson said,

“I’m a little upset I didn’t get to play much on my Senior Night, but I loved hearing the crowd and everyone cheering.’’  They love to hear the crowd go wild everytime a member of the team make a basket. Ryan Culbert says that he will miss all his friends, teachers and high school after he goes off to college. Kaitlynn Koppenhaver says to the upcoming cheerleaders, “stay positive and push hard.”