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Late game struggles plague Sachse in losses

by | Jan 14, 2021 | Sports

Heading into the sea­son, Sachse has to feel a little snake-bitten last sea­son because a lot of their results came down to los­ing close games. You can see a number of games from last season decided by 10 points or fewer and coach Mikesell saw that as a learning experience to help the team grow. Almost having to learn to lose before they can win.

“It’s something we’ve certainly talked about as a team,” Mikesell. “We felt like we were so close to being recognized as a really good basketball team and think we can be this season. We shoot free throws at a high level, we take care of the basketball and now we even defend better. It’s going to bleed into this year.”

With a team looking strong after a 5-2 start and a potential contender in District 9-6A, Sachse had a chance to prove it­self against two of the top teams, Wylie and Gar­land. Wylie was the reign­ing district champion on a nearly 20-game district winning streak. They had started hot in since the new year and proved once again to have one of the best defenses.

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By Kyle Grondin[email protected]

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