Cape Hatteras winter sports seniors celebrated

Published 6:54 am Friday, February 18, 2022

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Cape Hatteras Secondary saluted seniors playing winter sports.

Senior cheerleaders acknowledged are Yoselyn Gabriel, Clara Jane Oden, Felicity Quidley and Catherine Rebolo Guevara.

These four seniors tried something new for the last year of high school. The quartet decided to be cheerleaders.

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Felicity Quidley wrote about her favorite memory, which was “the entire season, watching everyone step into practice having no clue what we were doing, and continuing to push through the hard times and grow into better cheerleaders.”

The favorite memory for Clara Jane Oden was “getting our uniforms. First game home.”

Three of the seniors had played volleyball: Gabriel for four years; Quidley for two; Guevara for three. Oden participated in marching band and dance.

Only one senior is on the 2021-22 Cape Hatteras girls varsity basketball team, Emma Del Monte. She’s played basketball for two years and softball for four years. She plans to attend Pitt Community College and major in emergency medical science. She also plans to start her own inshore charter fishing business.

On the Cape Hatteras boys varsity basketball team four seniors were saluted: Osmar Padilla, Ayden Paddock, Damon Lester and Devin Lester.

Padilla and Paddock have played basketball for Cape Hatteras for four years. Both have also played soccer together. Paddock has played baseball too. Devin Lester and Damon Lester have played basketball for one year at Cape Hatteras. Both have also played baseball.

For four years, senior Jobell Porter has been at the scorer’s table on the Cape Hatteras side. She sits next to the person running the scoreboard. Jobell has kept the basketball scorebook for the boys varsity basketball team since her freshman year. She has also kept the scorebook for three years for the girls varsity basketball team.