By Hersel Chomali Eric had been practicing all week. Today was the day Eric’s team played the undefeated white team. As the game started, Eric had butterflies in his stomach. At half time, the score was 12-19, but Eric was still confident. During the second half white team was winning, but Eric was still confident. At the end Eric’s team lost. But Eric still congratulated his friends and Eric knew he had to practice for the next season.