By Aryan Maroufkhani,
In a very close basketball match between Davis High students and staff, the staff beat the students 53-48. The students, however, had the upper hand for most of the game. They only lost their grip in the last few minutes.
The first half of the game ended with a 30-25 score, with the students in the lead. The scholars had more scores than the staff for the whole period. However, the staff made a basket less than 40 seconds after the students scored.
Students also had the upper hand until the last quarter of the game, when the staff bumped up their game and swished shot after shot until the last minute.
The last minute was the most exhausting period of the game. The score was 47-49 for the staff, and students were using all their might to get the goals back. However, their effort did not succeed and they lost the game.
Senior Jacob Muller believes that in these games, not everybody tries hard enough. According to Muller, some of the players on their team were playing selfishly and not sharing the ball. However, he admitted that the game was fun. Muller has one issue with the team though: “We need more girls on the team,” he said.
The victorious staff team was really proud of its performance and “had a nice time,” according to special education coach Ty Brown. “It is fun every year to play around with the kids,” Brown said. He also said that he likes the fact that the students and teachers can do something outside of the academic world.
Brown also likes the fact that the teachers get an opportunity to show their talents. “It is an opportunity for the old-timers to come out […] and show their school spirits,” he said.