Ben Wright-Junior Captain, Mora Boys Basketball

Favorite thing about sports: Mainly just being with my teammates and having fun with them.

What other sports or activities are you involved in?: Football, baseball, Minnesota Honor Society, and I play percussion in band.

Person who has influenced you: My dad has been coaching me for about 10 years. He is always pushing me to get better.

How do you prepare for a game?: Talk to teammates about what to do, sitting around with them and listen to music and stretch.

Highlight of athletic career: Seeing how much we have improved as a team, we have been together since seventh grade, and this year we are pretty good.

What advice do you have for someone wanting to come out to play basketball?: Give it a try, I guarantee a good time here ‘cause all of us are family. 

Future goals: I would like to go to college and get into the medical field and think about playing basketball too.

From the Coach: “Ben has consistently been a solid leading scorer and ball handler, a quiet leader who leads by example. He’s a very hard working kid.”

— Head Coach Curt Grachek

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