Freshman Draws Attention on Varsity Basketball


Addison Green, Staff Writer

Freshman Violet Hall is one of the many stars on the Varsity Girls’ Basketball team. Her position is quite unique, not only being a freshman on varsity but accomplishing this all with one hand, yet. Below, Hall provides answers to my various questions. 

Q: Tell me a little bit about yourself. 

A: I’m Violet Hall. I’m a freshman, and I’ve been playing basketball since, I think,  first grade.


Q: What’s the best hype song before a big game? 

A: My hype song is probably like California Gurls by Katy Perry.


Q: Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

A: Well, I don’t really, but before games, the team usually sings the fight song. 


Q: Concerning your basketball career, where do you see yourself in five years? 

A: In five years, my goal would be to play in college. But get to college first, and then if basketball comes with it that would be cool. 


Q: Being a freshman on the varsity team is pretty unique. How were you able to get here?

A:  A lot of hard work definitely, because you just have to put yourself out there really and be willing to do all the extra stuff and the little things. 


Q: What are some of the different challenges you face while playing basketball with only one arm?

A: Well, I know that our coaches are looking for people that can score and rebound, though, rebounding is definitely hard for me, just like grabbing the ball. A lot of people force me to drive left, so I’m working on that right now. 


Q: Do you see any strengths in playing the game with only your left arm? 

A: I guess, like, people usually seem to underestimate me because of my arm.