On Wednesday January, 11
th 2012 the Manchester Essex girls’ basketball team faced the Hamilton Wenham team. The game was well fought on both sides and aggressive. Although Manchester Essex played hard, they ended in defeat.
Senior Leanne Ciccone runs through the tunnel the other team members created on her way out onto the court. Before each home game the Hornets starting five players run onto the court in this way.
Fans and team members stand and look towards the American flag as Leanne Ciccone signs the National Anthem. The National Anthem is sung before all the varsity home games.
The game begins as Leanne Ciccone takes the jump ball. The Hornets won the jump ball at the beginning of the game.
At only a few minutes into the game neither of the teams has scored a point. Both teams played aggressive defense making the other team unable to score.
Junior Evy Weihs reaches up to grab the rebound after Hamilton Wenham shot the ball. The teams fought hard over rebound the whole game.
Junior Ella Sterns watches the game with the rest of her teammates taking a break from playing.
Coaches Laura Dow, Lauren Dubois, and Sarah Deluca players on the court or tell them what play to run.
Head coach Lauren Dubois talks to her players during a time out. She goes over a play they are going to run to refresh their memories on how to run it.
A player from the Hamilton Wenham team takes a foul shot on the basket. She got to take two shots and as soon as the ball touched the rim after the second shot, the players on the line could move to get the rebound.