Challenger Basketball Off to a Great Start

The Challenger Basketball Team rotated new players every four minutes so that all of our students got multiple opportunities on the court. Here, left to right: Alvin Yam (10) get some last minute instructions from Nicole McNulty (11), as Justice McCarthy-Delk (23), Alana Thurer (3), and Dennis Sposato (14) ready themselves for the buzzer.
The Challenger Basketball Team rotated new players every four minutes so that all of our students got multiple opportunities on the court. Here, left to right: Alvin Yam (10) get some last minute instructions from Nicole McNulty (11), as Justice McCarthy-Delk (23), Alana Thurer (3), and Dennis Sposato (14) ready themselves for the buzzer.
The 2016 Challenger Basketball Team and their coaches Ms. Barbara Jean Douglas, Ms. Corrine McLaughlin and Ms. Denise Elmore grab a quick group shot with our Varsity Cheerleaders, volunteers and District Special Education personnel.
The 2016 Challenger Basketball Team and their coaches Ms. Barbara Jean Douglas, Ms. Corrine McLaughlin and Ms. Denise Elmore grab a quick group shot with our Varsity Cheerleaders, volunteers and District Special Education personnel.
Farrell Blum moves the ball up court with some assistance from his teammate Roseberte ‘Rosie’ Pierre.  Volunteer Alex Plaisir keeps the action moving.
Farrell Blum moves the ball up court with some assistance from his teammate Roseberte ‘Rosie’ Pierre. Volunteer Alex Plaisir keeps the action moving.
James Stanton dribbles the ball up-court as coach Ms. Barbara Jean Douglas keeps the encouragement coming.
James Stanton dribbles the ball up-court as coach Ms. Barbara Jean Douglas keeps the encouragement coming.
Thank you to our Varsity Cheerleaders for volunteering their time. Along with their positive cheers throughout the game, they gave our athletes a special on court welcome.
Thank you to our Varsity Cheerleaders for volunteering their time. Along with their positive cheers throughout the game, they gave our athletes a special on court welcome.

Bravo to our Challenger Basketball Team and their coaches Ms. Barbara Jean Douglas, Ms. Corrine McLaughlin and Ms. Denise Elmore.  These dedicated athletes poured their hearts and souls into competition and defeated the visiting Bethpage Golden Eagles in a heart-pounding battle.  We congratulate our team, thank our fans, and welcome you all to join us for the next game Today, March 17 at 4PM in WWHS. 

The 2016 Challenger Basketball Team:  Amtul Thakir, Nicole McNulty, Farrell Blum, Justice McCarthy-Delk, Alana Thurer, Joseph Pecolrella, Eric Vallecillo, Dylan Mason, Sean Smith, Dennis Sposato, Nancy Hernandez-Garcia, Roseberte Pierre, Vanesha Taylor, Matthew Larice, Alvin Yam, James Stanton, Jovahanny Glover, Jeremy Glover, Ruhuulla Halimi, Erika Lopez.

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