By: Aija Andrews
Michelle Perea (The clumsy One)
Michelle Perea is a junior at Brien Mcmahon High School. She has been on varsity since her Freshman year playing with the number 2 on her jersey. “Sometimes I don't even realize how fast I'm going. One minute I'm dribbling up the court and the next I'm on the floor.”
According to teammate Bryanna Perez, “She dribbles and runs so fast down the court that she doesn't know how to stop and control herself. She always ends up falling at the end.”
Bryanna Perez (The positive one)
Bryanna Perez is a junior at Brien Mcmahon High School. Since her freshman year, she has played on both JV and Varsity wearing the number 12 on her jersey. “I try to remain positive on and off the court. I believe that people's energy rubs off onto someone else. If we all keep a positive mindset we will all play with positive energy on the court and do well together”
According to teammate Angelica De Los Santos, “She is always the one to make sure everyone is on task.”
Kassandra Scott (The nice one)
Kassandra Scott is a senior at Brien Mcmahon High School. Scott played on Jv her freshman year and varsity her sophomore, junior, and senior year(s). She wears the number 23 on her jersey. Kassandra has also been captain since her sophomore year. “I try my best to help my teammates out when needed.”
According to her teammate Shaniya Mesilien, “Whenever I am down, she always finds a way to cheer me up.”
Shaniya Mesilien (The hyper one)
Shaniya Mesilien is a senior at Brien Mcmahon High School. She played on JV her freshman and sophomore year(s) and Varsity her junior and senior year(s). She wears the number 5 on her jersey. “I think being hyper and having a lot of energy keeps me going, that's when I play my best.”
According to teammate Meagan Bombace, “When Shaniya has a lot of energy it helps the rest of the team keep up the momentum.”
Shaniya Francis (The quiet one)
Shaniya Francis is a senior at Brien Mcmahon High School. She has been on JV her freshman and sophomore year(s) and Varsity her junior and senior year(s). She wears the number 22 on her jersey. “It's not that I'm anti-social or anything, I'm just not as loud as everyone else.”
According to her teammate Stephanie Skidmore, “Shaniya may be the quiet one but when she gets on that court she isn't worried about being loud.”
Tiffany Scott (The mean one)
Tiffany Scott is a senior at Brien Mcmahon High School. She played JV her freshman and Varsity her sophomore, junior and senior year(s). She wears the number 3 on her jersey. “I guess my face just naturally has a mean look to it. I'm not mean to anyone on my team but I can be to our opponents.”
According to teammate Michelle Perea, “Tiffany is very aggressive during games, it always seems like she's going to fight someone.”
Meagan Bombace (The one with the attitude)
Meagan Bombace is a Junior at Brien Mcmahon High School. She has been playing on both JV and Varsity since her freshman year. While being one of the four captains she wears the number 11 on her jersey. “My facial expressions don't define who I am as a player.”
According to teammate Jescie Holmes, “Having an attitude can be a good thing when it comes to playing, you don't want to be too comfortable when going against your opponent.”
Tatiana Arias (The emotional one)
Tatiana Arias is a senior at Brien Mcmahon High School. Arias has only played basketball at Mcmahon for three years. Her freshman year at Mcmahon she played for both JV and Varsity. Her sophomore year she transferred to Norwalk High School and played as a bear. With a great return her junior year, she has been playing on Varsity wearing the number 15 on her jersey. Arias has been captain since her junior year. "I do get emotional during and after games. Its part of playing, if you don't show emotions, do you really love the game?"
According to her teammate Tiffany Scott, “You can really tell Tatiana has a lot of love for the game. She gets very emotional whether we win or lose.”
Aija Andrews (The dumb one)
Aija Andrews is a junior at Brien Mcmahon High School. She has been playing on varsity since her freshman year playing with the number 44 on her jersey. "Sometimes I just don't know whats going on or don't understand something as fast as others."
According to teammate Kassandra Scott, “Sometimes Aija can be a little lost during basketball practice and fool around but it's funny so it doesn't matter.”
Jescie Holmes (The dramatic one)
Jescie Holmes is a senior at Brien Mcmahon High School. For her freshmen and sophomore year(s) she attended school at Kolbe Cathedral where she also played basketball. Her junior year, Jescie had to sit out for 10 games because of her transferring schools. As soon as she was given the opportunity to play, Jescie gave it her all. She now plays center and/or power forward in the paint wearing the number 14 on her jersey. "I personally feel that my strong suit is defense. So when it comes to fouls I like being extra because that's what the girls at the other schools do to me. I'm just trying to go to the free throw line."
According to teammate Aija Andrews, "She can be a little dramatic when it comes to fouling and other little things. She makes it look like a bigger deal than what it actually is."