The Avonworth dodgeball tournament could be straight out of a movie. Will the underdogs rise to defeat the two-time champs, the Dodgefathers? On Thursday, December 5th at 7:00 pm, students and teachers in Avonworth High School will be facing off for the title of best dodgeball team in Avonworth.
Gunner Goldie, a member of the Dodgefathers, thinks his team will be successful. He said, “I think we will win this year…because we won as sophomores, we played a much more athletic group of kids than the school has to offer this year.”
Cole Pappas, rival of the Dodgefathers, thinks otherwise. “I am Cole Pappas. I will destroy them. There is nothing else to say,” he said. Cole’s team lost in the first round of the tournament last year. Cole is not the only student who wants to see the Dodgefathers be defeated.
Gabi Sliwinski, who has done much to organize the tournament through Student Council, wants to tell teachers, “don’t let Jesse, Dalton, and the rest of their team win AGAIN.” Nevertheless, Gabi thinks that the Dodgefathers is the most promising team to win.
Even though there are rivalries forming in the school, all the proceeds are going to Children’s Hospital. The Student Council has advertised through posters and announcements. Gabi thinks the tournament is a good way to raise money because “It is a fun way for teachers and students to have friendly competition.” Cole agrees with Gabi. He said, “I love to compete against my classmates, comrades.”