Girls basketball dominates Ventura High School

Claire Conner

The girls basketball team beat Ventura High School 55-33 in its second game Friday. The squad defeated Sierra Canyon High School 58-48 in its season opener on March 24 to lead to a record of 2-0 on the season.

The victory against Ventura solidified a strong start for the Wolverines as they start a season delayed by COVID-19 restrictions.  

The team led 16-9 at the end of the first quarter and maintained control of the scoreboard throughout the game. 

Shooting guard Melissa Zozulenko ’21 said the team’s hard work and team building engendered the cohesion that led to success in their first two games. 

“It feels amazing to kick off the season with two wins because it shows our growth as a team,” Zozulenko said. “Some factors that contributed to the team’s success are that we work really well together and adapt to each other’s strengths and weaknesses.” 

As the squad looks ahead to their game against Rosary Academy on April 5, Zozulenko says she hopes to build on the energy and performance the team has displayed thus far. 

“I’m going to focus more on being consistent, not just for myself but for the rest of my team,” Zozulenko said.