The Dover-Sherborn 4th grade girls “Athenas” squad defeated Milton by a score of 36-18 on Saturday, March 11, to win the Metrowest Girls Grade 4 Division 3 Championship.
The “Athenas” squad was compromised of twelve players, all new to Metrowest travel basketball and most new to the game of basketball. The squad went 8-4 in the regular season in Division 4, then moved up to Division 3 during the playoffs.
Through hard work and determination, the girls were able to go undefeated in four games during the playoffs to win the championship.
The “Athenas” were a part of the larger Dover-Sherborn 4th grade girls team, comprised of 23 players, along with another game squad called the “Amazons,” and were coached by a team of four dedicated mothers. All the players practiced together, then split up into squads for games. The tam focused on fundamental basketball skills, sportsmanship, and teamwork throughout the season.
This 4th grade team is part of Dover-Sherborn Hoops and plays in the Metrowest travel league. Visit www.dshoops.com for more information on how to join the team next year.