Lady Patriots Open Season this Week
November 13, 2012By Shane Lightfoot of Bethesda Christian High School
The Bethesda Christian Lady Patriots begin the 2012-13 basketball season this week as they travel to Baptist Academy on Thursday, November 15, for a 7:00 p.m. start.
The Lady Patriots will be playing for a new coach this year in Wayne Leichty, who returns to the program after a two-year hiatus. Shannon Conners and Tammy Patterson will serve as assistant coaches for the 2012-13 season.
Bethesda Christian returns an experienced squad that includes three seniors in 5'10" forward / center Carly Baker, 5'4" forward Cassie Mitchell, 5'6" guard Kendra Okey. Other returnees include junior Toria Schneider and sophomores Casey Patterson and Lydia Trapp. Newcomers include junior Emily Hayden, sophomore Kaytlin Boller and freshmen Lauren Buck, Hannah Joiner and Morgan Reffeitt.
This Saturday, November 17, the Lady Patriots will host the BCS Invitational which features Fall Creek Academy, Southside Christian School and Suburban Christian School. The first game starts at 12:00 p.m. with Bethesda Christian facing Southside Christian. The second game, at 1:30 p.m., will feature Suburban Christian and Fall Creek. A consolation game will be played at 5:00 p.m., with the tournament championship starting at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per session for adults and $3 for children under 12. All-day passes are also available for $8 for adults and $5 for children under 12.
We look forward to seeing you in the gym this Saturday! Please be sure to support your Lady Patriots, both home and away, this season!