Pick a score, any score, and you grab a handful of epic tail-kicking.
“We told the kids no matter how far you hit the ball, you only go one base at a time. … We didn’t steal any bases. I emptied the bench.”
The Wildcats, apparently, couldn’t be bad enough. The Lake Highlands team went 44-for-68 from the plate while Samuell went hitless.
The Spartans, though, showed true class in the face of adversity … embarrassment … and it reflected on the team chemistry presumably fostered by coach Mike Peña.
Rather than give up and throw in the glove, all 17 Spartan ballplayers showed up for the next scheduled practice.
That right there is a stand-up team.