“It’s tough, but I keep telling the girls that you have to be happy to be here. I don’t think a lot of them realize that most teams don’t make it this far. Even though we’re holding this (runner-up) trophy and not that one (for winning the North title), this one is a lot better than what other teams have finished with.”
Gianna Addario is a staff writer at The Salem News. Contact her at GAddario@salemnews.com or 978-338-2615, and follow her on Twitter @GiannaAddarioSN.