Permit me this indulgence as this post won't be on guns, finance, legal issues, or politics. It will be on the tenacity and resilience of a group of high school girls, whom when they were down by 11 with 5 minutes to go in the game, didn't give up.
From the Winston-Salem Journal:
The Villains looked so dead with five minutes left — they trailed 50-39 then — that Robinson compared his team to Jason Voorhees, the immortal character from the “Friday the 13th ” movie series.The Villains in question are from Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School of Kernersville, North Carolina - my alma mater. They have just won an unbelievable eight state 1-A girls basketball championships....in a row. I wrote about them two years ago when they tied the state record for consecutive championships at six and then last year when they made it seven in a row. I really never thought that I'd be writing about them winning an eighth straight championship. They didn't win their conference and were only ranked 11th out of 96 teams in the 1-A division by MaxPreps. They had to play their way into the Western Regional championships where they were the 4th seed.
“You just keep coming back again and again and again…,” he said.
After a tough afternoon of outside shooting, McGuinness found its range just in time. The Villains were 6 of 25 on 3-point shots overall, but they made the final three they took. Freshman Tia Cappuccio sandwiched two 3s around a traditional three-point play by Olivia DeFrancesco and a 3-point field goal by Cameron Nieters.
Those points all came in a 15-0 run that stunned the Jaguars, who had the lead for 26½ of the game’s 32 minutes.
I'll let Coach Brian Robinson finish this for me.