1. How long have you been playing basketball?

I’ve been playing basketball since the 6th grade.

2. How long have you been on varsity?

This is my first year on varsity.

3. What made you decide to play for the high school?

I decided to play basketball for the high school to meet new people.

4. What is your favorite position to play?

My favorite position would have to be shooting guard.

5. Who is your favorite team to face?

Somerville is my favorite team to face because they challenge us to use all of our skills to the best of our abilities and also because we beat them twice.

6. What sets the basketball team apart from other teams at Malden High School?

We have a very diverse group of girls on the team and I think the fact that we are able to collaborate with each other so well sets us apart from the other teams at Malden High.

7. What is the most challenging thing about basketball?

I think the most challenging thing about basketball is not allowing your mistakes get in your head, especially during game.

8. What is your favorite thing about basketball?

My favorite thing about basketball is being with my teammates and watching each other grow and become better players.

9. What were your goals for the team this season? What were your personal goals?

As a team, our goal this season was to be GBL Champs. Although we are not GBL Champs we are still striving to win as many games as possible. My personal goal this season was to learn to play on the varsity level and improve my skills as an individual and a team player.

10. Do you have any motivations or inspirations?

My teammates are my motivation because we strive to become better players to help each other play efficiently.

11. How do you handle any pressures you feel on the court?

I try to focus on helping my teammates and keeping a positive attitude.

12. What has been your best memory from playing basketball?

My favorite memory from playing basketball is winning our first GBL game.

13. What is one lesson you have learned from playing?

Don’t linger on your mistakes, instead focus on improving yourself to prevent them.

14. What advice can you give to the newer basketball team members or new players in general?

Never think you’re not good enough because it is very important to have a positive mind set and have confidence to play well in any sport.

15. What was your opinion on this year’s season?

This season has been the most challenging out of all my years on the high school basketball team, but it helped me grow as a player.

16. Do you plan on continuing to play basketball in college or outside of college?

No, unfortunately I do not plan to continue playing basketball beyond high school.

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