In the end her team lost by one point – the one point she had scored for the wrong team. Her teammates whispered as they stomped past her. Rachel slowly stood up and started to leave. She just wanted to go home and cry she was so humiliated, but she stopped when she heard someone call her name. She turned and saw Whitney hurrying towards her, a smile on her face.
Whitney hugged her. “That was one of the best shots I have ever seen!” she said.
Rachel smiled shyly. “Really?” she asked.
“Really,” Whitney said, linking her arm through Rachel’s, and together, they started walking home.