I gave them a story about how the mustang and the saint were friends — just like Cedar Grove and us. But when the Saint passed away, the mustang had to give the eulogy. Nobody knew how the saint died except the mustang. The mustang was the only one who really knew how the saint died.

This was good for us. Stephenson has a great team. These are the kind of tough games that prepare you for the region. We're a better team because of this experience.