The Precedent

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Basketball season ends on a low point

Junior Christian Tuckers goes up for a layup against Queen Creek.

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

The Pumas playoff run began on Feb. 14, when they defeated Queen Creek 69-54 to earn a spot in the round of 16. Head coach Sam Duane established a clear game plan coming into the game: “Our game plan was we had to defend really well, take away their three-point looks, and then we wanted to establi...

Perry v. Mater Dei

Winston Brown passing to teammate Evan Skeoch

Nick Manzo, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Taking on one of the top basketball programs in the country is not an easy task for any team. That was the case for Perry as they took on  number 14 ranked Mater Dei on Saturday, Dec. 7, losing 77-42. The game was part of Hoophall West: a tournament that included some of the best teams in the countr...

Underclassman bringing length the playoff bound Pumas

Anderson attempts t block a shot during the Pumas Jan. 22 matchup against Basha

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

  Walking through the hall it is impossible to miss them. Standing at 6’10 freshman Dylan Anderson and 6’9 sophomore Carter Van Hammond are bringing height and length to a boys basketball team that enters the playoffs with a record of 17-9 (5-3). Van Hammond, who was 6’0 by fourth grade, ...

Returning starters are vital in nearing basketball season

Grant Sands, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2018

Beginning his third season at the helm of the boys basketball program, head coach Sam Duane has a lot of reasons to be optimistic. He has 3-returners from a 2017-18 squad that finished second in the 6A Premier Region (13-13, 5-3), and this year’s team boasts something Perry has rarely seen - size in...

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Dylan Anderson