“We’re not taking anything for granted. We know we have to earn everything.”
“We could win state and that might still be the best team we see all year."
"There are some things we haven’t quite practiced, yet. This was a great game to try some stuff out. It was nonconference against good competition."
Grace Lucka and Madi Elish starred in different ways for Crown Point after the original gameplan was scrapped en route to handing Lake Central its first loss this season.
The two programs were both ranked in the national MaxPreps ranking and have more than a dozen players moving on to play in college between them.
Arizona recruit Madi Elish got it done in the circle and at the plate for nationally-ranked Crown Point on Thursday.
"Looking back, it doesn't really hit you about how amazing it is to compete at state until it's done. Then you're like, 'Wow, we really did that.'"
Almost one year ago, Angie Richwalski was promoted from assistant coach to head coach of the Crown Point softball program. The COVID-19 pandemic soiled what she thought could have been a special first season at the helm.
Crown Point announced Tuesday that Angie Richwalski will be the Bulldogs' new softball coach. She takes the places of legendary coach Pete Iussig, who retired earlier this month.