"I felt a little embarrassed for being the shortest but I saved myself by giving the crowed a good laugh," junior Lai Thang said. "I was glad to be able to have that chance of being in homecoming court and share the moment."
The SHS Cardinals storm the field at the start of the homecoming game against the Gibson Southern Titans. The Cardinals won the game 43-35. Photo by David Masengale
The captains of both teams meet in the center of the field to receive the game ball and perform the coin flip assisted by sergeant Mychal O. Mitchell and sergeant Tyler Campbell. The Cardinals won the coin toss and chose to receive the ball. Photo by David Masengale
Senior Brevin Jefferson catches the ball and looks at his opponent to avoid him. Photo by Kelsey Jones
"I really just didn't want to go in and mess up because it was my first game," Jefferson said. "But after I caught my first pass the game just became fun."
Senior Ryan Lezon tries avoiding the opponents from the Gibson Southern Titans. Photo by Kelsey Jones
Senior Colbi Cocherell kicks the ball for a field goal attempt. Cocherell completed the kick and scored the first points of the game. Photo by David Masengale
"(Scoring the first point) boosted my confidence, that the coaches believed in me and I think it got the team going for the rest of the game," Cocherell said.