By: Phil English
Steadiness is what it takes to survive in the often tough West Suburban Silver. And it helps a team stay toward the top of the conference, even when it’s not playing its best baseball.
“These guys are in the right frame of mind,” Isaacson said. “We went through a little bit of a lull here recently, with losses to Oak Park and Downers Grove South. But these guys know how to dust off and get back to work. They’ve consistently showed resiliency.
“And we’re competing every single day and doing the little things. We’re not always flashy. And to be honest, we’ve had years where guys have had bigger arms, but our guys know you have to play pitch to pitch, inning to inning. And it all goes back to leadership.”
The Trojans were 18-8 overall and 11-5 in the Silver heading into the final week of the regular season. They’ve done it without a significant amount of power hitting or a dominating pitcher.
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