Glenn Bobcats guards speak about season

Glenn Bobcats guards speak about season
February 23
00:05 2017

By Timothy Ramsey

The Chronicle

The Glenn JV basketball team had somewhat of an up and down season.  With their final overall record at 9-15, their record is not one that is impressive by the numbers, but the Bobcats have had some memorable moments they won’t soon forget.

For some reason this team seemed to play some of their best basketball when they had their backs against the wall or the deficit looked insurmountable.  Their two 20-point comebacks during the Lash/Chronicle tournament were two of the most unforgettable memories from the entire three-week event.

“I think the whole season was a learning process for some because we had a lot of freshmen and only three sophomores,” said JV Head Coach Chris Geter.  “We knew we were going to go through those growing pains and we had our ups and downs with the wins and losses but I think our kids learned a lot throughout the whole season.”

Geter said that Benjamin Williams and Chance Carter were two players that brought a lot to the team this season.  He says Benjamin provided much needed leadership on the floor for his young team.  Chance on the other hand was a “standout scorer” for the Bobcats, says Geter.

“I really enjoyed coaching these kids this season,” Geter continued.  “The thing that stands out with Chance is that he can shoot that ball.  Since I have been at Glenn he’s probably one of the purest shooters I’ve seen here but he knows he needs to work on his defense.”

“For Ben he brings that toughness and I like that about him.  He has a whole lot of heart and can score when he wants to but prefers to be the floor general.  Going forward he has to pick and choose his spots and learn to play through a missed call because you are not going to get every call.”

Williams says as the season progressed, the team began to start playing together, which correlated into more wins.

“I get the team in order and regulate what goes on, on the court,” Williams said.  “I think at the beginning of the year we played more individually but as coach says when we starve together we eat together, so that’s what we did.”

Carter says over time the guys really started to buy in to what Coach Geter was trying to implement on the court.  He said when Geter started coaching harder, the team began to play harder.

“Well at the beginning of the season, I was kind of nervous and didn’t like dribbling the rock,” Carter said.  “But later on coach started giving me the green light and I started dribbling more and getting up more shots.”

For Carter and Williams, they both say their favorite moment of the year was their 20-point comeback against Thomasville.

Williams says his favorite subjects in school are math and science.  Outside of basketball he would love to become a doctor.  The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill would be his school of choice if he had it his way.

English and science are Carter’s favorite subjects in school.  He said he enjoys business and would like to pursue that career field as he gets older.  He says he doesn’t have a dream school but would love to play at any Division I college.

Assistant coach Tega Carter, Chances’ father, says the comebacks during the Lash tournament really brought them together, in his opinion.  He says this team will be together on the Varsity level and expects them to continue to get better.

Geter says he predicts big things for both Williams and Carter going forward on and off of the basketball court.  He says they are both well-rounded and hard-working kids, so the future should be bright for the both of them.

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