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Seniors Lead in Pirate Points Following Homecoming Week

By Jack Fedor
Co-Editor | The Pacific Times

Seniors lead in the Pirate Points standings following homecoming week.

NP3 High’s homecoming competition day took place ON Sept. 14. Five grade competitions were held throughout the day.

Freshman perform their class chant. / Photo by J. Fedor

A sweep of all five competitions raised seniors to a first place tie for juniors, while the freshmen were able to hold on to third place despite finishing last in all competitions. Sophomores remain in fourth place.

As for the spirit day on Sept. 14, seniors led with 92 percent participation, followed by juniors with 90 percent participation, freshmen with 88 percent participation and sophomores with 85 percent participation.

Seniors will be awarded with 100 Pirate Points, juniors with 75 Pirate Points, freshmen with 50 Pirate Points and sophomores with 25 Pirate Points.

As for the homecoming games, the sophomores were able to defeat the freshman 38 to 25, despite a late game surge from the freshman.

Students watch as the Juniors stage a comeback against the Seniors. / Photo J.Fedor

In the early minutes of the second quarter, freshman Aaron Wolford was injured and had to be assisted off of the floor. He was able to reenter the game following halftime.

As for the second game of the day the seniors were able to defeat the juniors with a final score of 64 to 46.

The seniors’ double-digit lead going into halftime was cut to single-digits by the end of the fourth. What was a six point game with around six minutes remaining, became an 18 point victory.

This was the first win for the class of 2023 at a NP3 High basketball game; they lost two games previously by over 40 points.

Students take part in a half-time game during the Junior-Senior game. / Photo by J. Fedor

A late-game buzzer beating shot by Paramvir Singh turned into a large rallying moment for seniors to come on the court.

Pirate Points are not awarded for the homecoming basketball games.

As for the half-time games which were played following the second quarter of both games, the seniors were able to win both of them, although they will not be awarding Pirate Points.

On Sept. 16 NP3 High hosted their Neon Nights dance for students as a conclusion to homecoming week.

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