The Last Day Of Tryout Analysis

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I believe that hard work pays off, almost every time. Last winter, I joined my local select basketball team, Ballard select. I didn’t have to try out, the coach just saw me play and asked me to join the team. After a few months of playing with Ballard, I became very committed and grew very close to my teammates. Finally spring came, and so did try outs. My coach Taylor, and the founder of Ballard Select, Sara, had told us only eight of the twelve girls on the team were going to make the team this spring. Everyone on the team had to try out again, but I wasn’t worried, I was sure I was going to make the team. So, day one of tryouts began and I played really well and grew even more confident I would make the team as the next few days of tryouts approached. I won when we played one on one, and I scored more than half my team's points when we scrimmaged. I worked harder than I had worked in practices for a long time, to show the coaches my skills. It was the last day of tryouts and I continued hustle and played my game. When tryouts were over I went up to Sara, and said thank you and asked her if she knew if I was going to make the team. She said probably, but they weren’t sure because I apparently had a bad attitude and messed around at practice. When I heard this I was confused, if not shocked. I’m a loud and energetic person and I like to talk to my friends at practice, but I focus better than half the team. Also, I generally have a good attitude and am a good teammate. I told Sara that I will work it and then just hoped I …show more content…
He told said that he had decided to bring one of us up from the practice team to the real team. He told us he had chosen me! I was ecstatic, but I had to hide it because the other girls were really upset. Since that day, I have been the top scorer and rebounder on my team, and have continued to work hard every

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