Let’s take a look at some of the rising freshmen in winter sports


Troy Cockrum

Freshman Quinn Johnson dribbles the ball up the court in a recent game.

Cade Weber, Sports Editor

The girls swimming team has a very strong freshmen class, especially with Gabby Herner. Senior swimmer Sofi Schmitz said, “Gabby has a bright personality and loves to cheer people on and have fun.” The BCHS swimming program will benefit from her energy and spirit for the next four years.

Freshmen, Jack Steadham looks to be a promising addition to the boys swimming team. “He works hard and interacts with everyone well, he is a great teammate,” said Schmitz. Steadham will have a great impact in his races and on his teammates through the years.

Multi-sport athlete, Scott Semler, is a standout on the boys basketball team, identified by assistant coach, Mr. Boyle. Semler has worked hard through grade school and will look to make a difference on the freshmen team this year. His hard work and athleticism will make him an asset for the team each year.

Freshman wrestler Joe Bridenstine is proving to be a very tough opponent in the ring to start out the season. Senior wrestler Dakota Boyd said, “He has a very aggressive and never quit mentality.” His determination and competitiveness will make Bridenstine a very successful wrestler for BCHS.

Freshman phenom Quinn Johnson is off to an impressive start in her basketball career as she plays for JV and dresses for varsity. Senior basketball player Zakia Rasheed said “Quinn stood out to us because she has a great ability to create plays, and has a lot of positive energy,” Johnson will be a huge part of the already successful girls basketball program.