It's the reward for all the hours spent in the weight room in March. Or the prize for battling through two-a-days in 95-degree August heat.
Rochester coach Derek Leonard had hoped that he and his father Ken, the longtime coach at Sacred Heart-Griffin in Springfield, would qualify for the state finals.
No wonder Ahmad Bradshaw has trouble getting any attention from college recruiters.
128 down. 128 still alive. Who will advance to Illinois' version of the final 64?