This was TE's first game and MLHS had a couple under their belts and had worked out a few cobwebs and butterflies that come with a first game. Still, TE put a full
court press on them that was very impressive and built up quite a lead before Lutheran could finally get it together. TE lost Brice right off the bat with an injury
(he came back and played well but it looked like a lot of discomfort, but gutty) but
other players came in to help press and they just kept up the persistance until
Lutheran finally regrouped and started to plug away. Lutheran is no slouch, and
they have a bunch of good athletes. It was a good test to start the season for
TE and they will win a lot of games with the "DEFENSE" they are going to put on
their opponents. If they just keep believing in the "D" the offense will come together and they will be formidable for another run in the GMC. Big test on
Saturday against Washington HS and then the picture will start to come together.
TE has some studs (my favorite is Tony Walls, who is Mr. "D" I think) but look out
for the rest of this cast as they can play b-ball. George may not have a superstar
or big tall players but quickness and guttiness is going to be their mode of winning
games. Be prepared when you play them that they will stick to you like glue and
you better not get frustrated for their full court press will have your eyes spinning.
Just ask MLHS's team and you will get the answer. If they could have broken their
press the first half they might have been the better team but they had to work too
hard and just ran out of time to pull it off. A Win is a win in the winning column
and most fans won't remember they almost let a "22" (my favorite #) point lead go
down but to a good team that will win a lot of games for their school this season.
Keep working both of you as you are both great to watch and will be fun all season
May our dear Lord's PEACE be with you and yours always and forever.