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Gaither Girls Play Hard in Powderpuff Match

Alicia Sanchez-Brooks

Alicia Sanchez-Brooks

Alicia Sanchez-Brooks, Staff Writer

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The Powderpuff Game between the grades at Gaither High School took place Monday night in Death Valley Stadium.

Teams were made of girls representing their respective classes. Brackets were divided into the Juniors vs. Freshmen in the first game and Seniors vs. Sophomores in the next. The two losing teams then faced off and winners took over the field afterwards in a head-to-head match.

Freshman fought a good game against the Juniors in their first ever Powderpuff match, scoring the final point in the game. Despite this, the victory went to the Juniors 7-6.

In the second match following, the Seniors and the Sophomores played an interesting game with a final score of 22-20, winners being the Sophomores. The losing two teams from the first bracket, Freshmen and Seniors, competed against each other. Freshmen fought hard, but they still fell to the Seniors.

The final game between the Juniors and the Sophomores was intriguing to the crowd watching. Sophomores did an amazing job and beat the Juniors with a score of 21-18. Eve Fotopoulos was a frequently-called name by the announcer for her skills on the field.

The girls from all the teams had strong support from the crowd as well as from their cheerleaders, the role of which was done by the boys in their class. All the girls who participated showed pride in their representation of their peers in a hard fought competition.

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