Girls’ Basketball: West vs. East Write-up


Julia Harpel, Staff Reporter

This past week the Downingtown West Girls’ Basketball team faced a tough loss to their rival, Downingtown East. The Whippets took on the Cougars to start off the season. The varsity team lost 64-27, while the junior varsity team lost 29-15.

JV had the early game at 6:00 pm last Monday night. They played in the new Downingtown East gymnasium. The starting line-up for junior varsity was Jenna Young (‘21), Jessica Harpel (‘21), Shayla Johnson (‘21), Megan Herrman (‘19) and Hannah Golden (‘21). After the JV team battled hard, the varsity team took the same floor at 7:15 with confidence. On the varsity starting line-up was Sammy Sipes (‘20), Sage Hurley (‘18), Ketlee Staz (‘20), Julia Marrone (‘20), and Grace Wenner (‘19.) Unfortunately, varsity lost the fight to East as well.

The following Wednesday, part of the girls’ basketball team traveled to Florida for a tournament. Good luck to the girls in Disney!