The Capital Bruins Girls Basketball team had their season cut short, but they will get some recognition tonight. The Bruins will be honored on a popular Scott Van Pelt Sports Center segment called “Senior Night”. This segment is to give a shout out to the teams that didn’t get to finish off what they started. Make sure to tune in to ESPN tonight (April, 9th) between 9-10PM MST.
How it happened: It all started with a tweet just a few days ago by our Jeremy Schnell.
Hey @ESPNAssignDesk & @notthefakeSVP. I just watched one of the #SeniorNight segments and think that the Helena Capital Bruins Girls team should be considered. 22-1, defeated the only team they lost to at state to go to Championship game for it to be canceled. Team had 4 seniors.— Jeremy Grant Schnell (@JGSports_6) April 8, 2020
After tweets started going around about the Hellgate boys team being recognized on the show Jeremy gave it one more go. He suggested that the show honor the two teams together. Van Pelt responded and so did Bruins head coach Katie Garcin Forba.
4 seniors- all honor society kids- went 22-1, won the regular season title (13-1 conference record), won the western AA division tournament title, slated to play in the state championship game after beating the one team to beat them in the semis.Let me know if u want more. pic.twitter.com/EeB4GNjkht— Katie Garcin-Forba (@KatieGarcin) April 9, 2020
After explaining the amazing season the team and their seniors had, Van Pelt needed no more convincing.
Here’s a couple photos of just them. Thank you!!! pic.twitter.com/tS8j2Rfrx7— Katie Garcin-Forba (@KatieGarcin) April 9, 2020
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