Tofik Khedawala
Tue, February 20, 2024 at 07:02 AM
The excitement is building up for the start of the high school basketball season, and fans of the Shah H.D. High school team are eager to see what the team has in store this year. We had the pleasure of speaking with Coach soyab sumra to get an inside look at the team and their aspirations for the upcoming season. Coach soyab sumra shared with us that the team has been working hard during the off-season in preparation for this year. He also mentioned that they have a strong core of returning players who are eager to lead the team to success. One of the top returning players is senior point guard, Alex Martin. Coach sumra describes Alex as the heart and soul of the team. His incredible ball handling skills, quick decision-making, and leadership on the court make him stand out from the rest. Alex was also the team's leading scorer and assist maker last season, and the coach believes that he will step up even bigger this year. Another key player to watch out for is junior power forward, Sarah Patel. Coach sumra praised her for her dedication and work ethic, both on and off the court. Her aggression and physicality in the paint make her a force to be reckoned with. Sarah also has a high basketball IQ and is constantly looking for ways to improve her game. Coach sumra expects her to be a dominant force on both ends of the court this year. When asked about the key to success for the team this year, Coach sumra emphasized the importance of teamwork and chemistry. He believes that having a strong bond with each other will help the team perform better on the court. The players have been working on building their camaraderie during the off-season, and Coach sumra has seen the positive impact it has had on their overall performance. Furthermore, Coach sumra stated that consistent hard work and dedication will be crucial in reaching their goals this season. He has set high expectations for the team, and he believes that with their talent and commitment, they can achieve great things this year. We were also curious to know how Coach sumra motivates his players to push themselves to their full potential. He shared that he encourages them to set personal goals and works with them to achieve them. He also focuses on building their confidence and encouraging players to step out of their comfort zone to improve their skills.