‘You know when you get so close to your team that you can’t imagine playing for or with anyone else? The bond that makes you closer than sisters? When the dirt in your cuts stops stinging and the sweat drips out of your eye, they’re the girls that have your back on and off the field. My team is my family.
That’s me, front and center. And these, these are my girls. They threw me the biggest surprise signing party when I went away to college. They’re my whole heart and soul.’
2011 - Jensen Beach Wildcats
She doesn’t want to try out because the basketball team lost? That’s what I think you’re saying aha.
Well like I said to the last person, it’s really up to her to decide what to do, but you should tell her what’s sort of become my motto “Do it, try out because the worst that can happen is they say no.” Tell her that, about the basketball game, it’s no one’s fault in particular. It is a team effort, yes you may have made a certain mistake, or missed a shot here, whatever, you win as a team, you lose as a team. It’s everyone or no one. If you’re having a bad day, someone should pick up the slack, and vice versa. That’s how a team goes.
I always have this thing where if we have a really bad game, I give myself a day. One single day to complain about it, or talk about it, and get mad over it, whatever I need to do. After the day is over, forget about it “It’s a new day” and I have better things to do than think about a lost game. Tell that to her, so maybe she won’t dwell on the basketball game so much. Maybe even talk to a coach and tell them that she is really good, but she is having doubts and maybe they can talk to her.
I think that’s about all you can tell her to possibly change her mind, the rest is really up to her! -leighann(: