徳島 英会話教室 

“Awa Gais” v.s. Jonan High School

This past Saturday, the Tokushima "Awa Gais" co-ed basketball team, comprised of ALTs ranging from all skill levels played our second game of the new JET year. With players on the team from all over the world , including Australia, England, and New Zealand, it’s been a challenge just to keep some members from kicking and running with the basketball down the court. Although one of the most popular sports in America, basketball takes a very far back seat to soccer and rugby in their respective countries, which makes winning for us a distant goal to just playing by the rules. This past weekend, we played Jonan, a local Tokushima City high school team. As all Japanese high school teams are, they were extremely quick and ran at every opportunity. Before we could blink, our team was down double-digits and their lead kept growing. Despite scoring nearly half our team points, I still wasn’t able to keep our team from losing, 71-58. Now I know how Kobe Bryant feels…

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