On Monday the BFS Girls Varsity Basketball team opened up its season by coming away with a 41-10 victory over non-league opponent Winston Prep. Senior Janna J. led the way for the Panthers with 22 points and 2 steals. Senior Danielle E. scored 6 points and 3 blocks. Sophomore Julia B. scored 6 points. Senior Sidney A. scored 5 points. Junior Julia G. had 2 points, 5 steals, and 2 assists. Blue Pride!!
The BFS Boys Varsity Basketball team opened up its season by coming away with a 44-30 victory over non-league opponent Winston Prep. Junior Nathan J. led the Panthers with 21 points, 10 rebounds, and 6 steals. Senior Misha H. scored 4 points and dominated the rebounding end with 14 rebounds (12 offensive rebounds). Fellow senior Olabanji S., set the pace with his pressure defense with 6 steals and adding 4 points. Junior Sayeed J. sparked the team off the bench with 7 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals. Blue Pride!!
On Wednesday the BFS Girls Varsity Basketball team defeated St. Ann’s 43-29 in the lower gym. We were all tied up at 11 after the first quarter thanks to a couple three points from Julia G. BFS scored 11 more points in the second quarter while holding St. Ann’s to just 4 points. Junior Chloe B. had four points in the quarter and senior Herron Hutchins added a basket for BFS. Senior sensation Janna J. totaled nine first half points. The girls turned up the defense in the third and were able to open up a nice lead 37-21. BFS let St. Ann’s back in the game as they closed the gap to 7, but the girls once again turned it up and finished strong for the victory. Janna furnished with 24 points, coming off 22 in the opener. She now has over 600 points in her career. Sophomore Julia B. chipped in 7 key points. Blue Pride!!
The BFS Girls JV team played an excellent opening game. There defense was aggressive, winning majority of the loose balls, and grabbing numerous rebounds. Sophomore Maret S-M led the team in steals and finished with a team high 10 points. Sophomore Hannah H. did a great job throwing long passes where she connected to Maret for easy lay ups. Hannah chipped in with 5 points of her own. Junior Aria C. was aggressive under the basket and contributed a lot by scoring 6 points. Sophomore Sarah F. added 2 points and solid play for BFS.
The BFS Boys JV Basketball team picked up an impressive win against UNIS 57-21 on the road. Winning by 36 points was a great way to start the season. Freshman Anthony B. led the team in scoring with 21, fellow freshman Quran D. had 12 points. Sophomore Adam W. controlled the boards grabbing a ton of rebounds. While sophomore shooter Bisa M-T was 3 for 6 from three point range off the bench.
On Thursday the BFS Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated Bay Ridge Prep 55-47 at home. It was a close game throughout. The Panthers were led by senior Jared L. with 18 points, 11 rebounds, and 6 blocks. Long had support from junior Nathan J., with 13 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals, and 3 assists. Also fellow junior Sayeed J., contributed with 8 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 steals. Starting point guard Avery M., set the tempo for the Panthers with 6 points, 5 assists, 2 rebounds, and 2 steals.
The BFS Boys JV Basketball team defeated Browning 61-33 on the road at the LA Sports Club. All players but one scored for BFS. Freshman Quran D. lead the team with 16 pts., fellow freshman Anthony added 11, and sophomores Adam W. and Thomas C. put up 10 points a piece. Four of the five starters were in double figures, while the bench chipped in with 11 points. Blue Pride!!