We understand it's a collision of styles. Playing Whitehall right before them is great preparation because they're similar. They can shoot the ball and they're very athletic. We've been working with our kids all year to be patient in our offense ... so we can't get caught up in a track meet.

I'm always telling him he needs to speak up a little more.

That's the great thing about the tournament. Everyone is starting over. It's like you're born again.

We've got our league games and then Tri-Valley, which is really going to be a great challenge. But we feel good about the direction we're heading in. Slowly but surely we're getting our basketball legs underneath us. In the last couple of weeks we've seen that aspect get better.