• Notes from Coach Dwyer

    Friday, January 17th

    HERE IS THE FINAL BOYS BASKETBALL WINNING ANNOUNCEMENT.

     

    --LAST FRIDAY THE ARCADE BOYS 6/7TH GRADE TEAM. BEAT ARDEN GREEN 41-23 TO FINISH THE YEAR WITH A 5-1-1 RECORD. THAT MEANS THAT THE 6/7TH GRADE ARCADE TEAM ARE THE UNDISPUTED 2020 MORPD 6/7TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS.

     

    --LAST SATURDAY THE ARCADE BOYS 8TH GRADE TEAM RED. BEAT ARDEN GREEN

    46-29 TO FINISH THE YEAR WITH A 4-3 RECORD. THAT MEANS THAT THE 8TH GRADE ARCADE TEAM RED WENT FROM 7TH PLACE ALL THE WAY UP TO 4TH PLACE TO END THE SEASON, IN  A MATTER OF 3 WEEKS.

     

    --LAST SATURDAY THE ARCADE BOYS 8TH GRADE TEAM WHITE. BEAT CHURCHILL WHITE 42-26 TO FINISH THE YEAR WITH A 6-1 RECORD. THAT MEANS THAT THE 8TH GRADE ARCADE TEAM WHITE ARE THE UNDISPUTED 2020 MORPD 8TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS.

     

    **THE BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM HAS NOT WON A CHAMPIONSHIP ON THE 6/7TH GRADE OR 8TH GRADE LEVEL SINCE THE 8TH GRADERS OF 2015, WATTS, NELSON, NELSON, FREDRICKSON AND NGUYEN. 5 YEARS LATER 2 TEAMS DID IT IN THE SAME SEASON. BOYS YOU DESERVE THIS RARE AIR.

     

    ***GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYERS. WE ARE HAVING OUR LAST OFF-SEASON WORKOUT TODAY TUESDAY JANUARY 21ST FROM 3:15-4:30PM IN THE ARCADE GYM. OUR FIRST OFFICIAL REGULAR SEASON PRACTICE IS NEXT WEDNESDAY JANUARY 30TH FROM 3:15-5PM AT ARCADE. I'LL SEE YOU ALL THERE.

     

    ****ALL SPARTANS THIS THURSDAY JANUARY 23RD ALL OF YOUR 6/7/8TH GRADE BASKETBALL GIRLS WILL BE PLAYING AN EXIBITION GAME AGAINST EACH OTHER AT THE VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL GAME BETWEEN EL CAMINO VS. VISTA DEL LAGO, AT EL CAMINO, AT 6PM. THEY WILL BE DURING HALFTIME OF THE VARSITY GAME. PLEASE COME AND CHEER THEM ON!

     

    *****THE MOST CHAMPIONSHIPS WON IN 1 YEAR AT ARCADE WAS 3 IN 2017, WHEN WE WON 2 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS, AND 1 GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP. WE JUST WON OUR 4TH CHAMPIONSHIP THIS YEAR, 2 FOOTBALL AND 2 BOYS BASKETBALL, BREAKING THE OLD RECORD, AND THE GIRLS STILL HAVE A CHANCE TO ADD TO THE RECORD. WHAT A MAGICAL ATHLETIC YEAR.

     

    ******I WILL MISS YOU 8TH GRADE BOYS. 6/7TH GRADE BOYS LET'S DO IT AGAIN NEXT JANUARY. GIRLS I HOPE YOU ARE READY TO GO. WHAT A GREAT SCHOOL WE ARE A PART OF, YOU SHOULD BE PROUD, GO SPARTANS!

     

    Friday, December 13th

    *6/7TH GRADE COASTED TO VICTORY OVER ARDEN GOLD 38-23. THEIR RECORD IS NOW 3-0-1.

     *8TH GRADE WHITE HAD ANOTHER VERY MEMORABLE VICTORY AGAINST BEATING THEM 67-34. THEY TIED THE MOST POINTS SCORED IN ONE GAME, WITH THE 2016' BOYS 8TH GRADE TEAM'S 67. THE BEST PART WAS THEIR LEADING SCORER HAD ONLY 24 POINTS. GREAT JOB PLAYING AS A TEAM ON BOTH OFFENSE AND DEFENSE. THEIR RECORD IS NOW 4-0.

    *8TH GRADE RED CAME FROM BEHIND TO BEAT ALEXANDER TWILIGHT IN OVERTIME  27-25. THEIR RECORD IS NOW 3-1.

     *GREAT JOB AGAIN BOYS! WE'RE NOW HALFWAY THROUGH THE SEASON, LET'S KICKOFF THE SECOND HALF WITH A BANG THIS WEEK, GO SPARTANS!

     **8TH GRADE GIRLS IF YOU HAVE NOT SIGNED UP TO PLAY, YOU ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIME. YOU HAVE TO SIGN UP FOR THE WAIT LIST AT THIS POINT, IF YOU DON'T YOU WON'T PLAY. SIGN UP FOR THE WAIT LIST, AT MORPD.COM OR GO IN PERSON TO 3344 MISSION AVENUE.

      

    *****SPARTAN SIDE NOTE--

    *EL CAMINOS JV GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM (7-2), WON 1ST PLACE IN THE DEL CAMPO INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT.

    ----EL CAMINO JV GIRL, EX-SPARTAN PLAYERS:

    **DAPHNE CARSTENS WON MVP OF THE TOURNAMENT. 19 PPG IN THE TOURNAMENT.

    ***ALIYAH JORDAN WON ALL-STAR OF THE TOURNAMENT. 14 PPG IN THE TOURNAMENT.

    Friday, December 6th

    *6/7TH GRADE CAME FROM BEHIND TO BEAT UNDEFEATED CHURCHILL PURPLE 26-21. THEIR RECORD IS NOW 2-0-1.

     *8TH GRADE WHITE HAD A VERY MEMORABLE VICTORY AGAINST CHURCHILL WHITE BEATING THEM 64-8. THE LARGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY IN ARCADE BASKETBALL OR FOOTBALL HISTORY BOYS OR GIRLS. IT WAS THE SECOND MOST POINTS SCORED TO THE 2016' BOYS 8TH GRADE TEAM'S 67. THE BEST PART WAS THEIR LEADING SCORER HAD ONLY 20 POINTS. GREAT JOB PLAYING AS A TEAM ON BOTH OFFENSE AND DEFENSE. THEIR RECORD IS NOW 3-0.

    *8TH GRADE RED PUSHED PAST ARDEN GREEN 31-17. THEIR RECORD IS NOW 2-1.

     

    Friday, November 22nd and 23rd

    *6/7th grade beat Arden Green 41-16. Their record is not 1-0-1

    *8th grade White won a tough game against Alexander Twilight 39-20. Their record is now 2-0

     

    Friday, November 15, 2019 and Saturday, November 16, 2019

    *6/7TH GRADE TIED 35-35. IN AN OVERTIME PROMPTED BY A THREE POINTER BY NATHAN MIRANDA AS THE CLOCK TICKED 0:00 AT THE END OF REGULATION.

     *8TH GRADE WHITE MADE A SPLASH BEATING ARDEN GREEN 49-22.

     *8TH GRADE RED HELD ON IN A TIGHT GAME DOWN THE STRETCH, BEATING STARR KING 23-22.

Last Modified on January 21, 2020