Jump start

Derek Walsh, Contributing writer

The referee blows the whistle to signal the game start as sophomore Anthony Triplett jumps above the opposing player and wins the tip-off. Only a few minutes in, Tonka’s JV boys basketball team drove the ball down the court to make the first basket of the night. The game ended with a Tonka win, 63-48 and a loud fight song, sung by students in the packed bleachers.

“When our team won, I was so excited. It felt great to witness a win,“ sophomore Justice Thompson said. “I love to come and watch my friends play for our school. This wasn’t my first Tonka basketball game, and it definitely isn’t the last.”

Photo by Derek Walsh.