A loss like this should help the Falcons in the long run, especially having to deal with the adversity of playing without Merry.
“It gets you ready for the state tournament,” Walsh said. “It was hard, asking Kieran to defend one of their big guys and have to try to bring the ball up the court as well. We don’t sub much, maybe that’s my fault. We haven’t subbed much in the past and I think the kids are learning how to play against this type of talent.”