Narrative Speech

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2/16/14
Narrative Speech There was a minute left and my team was down 1 point with possession of the ball. The timing of this next basket would be absolutely crucial for a victory over our rivals the Canyon Condors. For anyone who has been put in a situation where their decisions would make a difference between winning or losing, Jobs being cut or not, or even where to go out when the group is split up between two places, would know exactly the spot I was in. I have been playing basketball for the better part of my life, and have been the starting point guard for the majority of the teams that I have played on. With this being said, I knew exactly what needed to be done in order to get the victory. I will give you a detailed explanation of how the two teams had become rivals, to the near minute it took to go up one point, and then having to play tough defense in the last few seconds in order to keep the lead and win the game. Like I said earlier, it was the biggest game of the season. Not because it was the championship game or the league title, but because we had to play are city rivals. This game was essential in order for us to keep what little dignity we had left when facing this team. Quick background on why my school the Creekside Wildcats has a rivalry against the Canyon Condors. Both of our schools are in the city of Castro Valley, a few streets apart, and we have all the same sports as each other. Just like every other school sports team we wanted to be the best, but it gets more competitive when the distance between the two schools are so close. Even though we have had this rivalry between the two schools, Creekside hadn’t beaten the Condors in a basketball game for 7 years. That’s why this last minute was so important. Both my team and the Condors had really good records that year, and throughout the whole game we were neck…...

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