The Lady and Men’s basketball team enter the season with new coaches as well as new expectations. The Trojans will face Lake Marion in Santee, SC on tonight. Game time starts at 6:30pm.
The lady Trojans are coached by Reese Felder (head coach), along with his assistants Henry Middleton, Aaisha Vanburen-Owens, and NaBresha Hughes. The Lady Trojans are lead by senior post player Tyjalay Halls, and senior guard Carlasia Pringle. When asked what are the expectations for the upcoming season Coach Felder states, “we want to establish some consistency of how we practice, which will effect how we play in the games. We want to use each game as a chance to get better. We are excited, we have some good girls on this team and the goal is to become tighter as a unit so that we stick together when adversity hits. Our goal is to play to the best of our abilities which may give us a chance to win games as we go along.”
The boys are coached by Ken Green (head coach) along with assistant head coach Eric Murrell, head JV coach James Broughton, and assistants Keith Washington, and Croy Lambright. The Trojans are lead by senior swing man Bryant Fuller II, point Guard Koby Lisbon, and post player Nate Walker. This is coach Green’s second stint at Cross. When asked what are his goals during his second stint, Green states, ” I am more than excited to be back at Cross. I have coached some good players here and look forward to coaching these young men. The goal is to teach the game of basketball and also about having good life skills. I’m old school so I only know one way. We look forward to building the program back to where it needs to be.