Again, I was not talking about the results....I am not sure that can be made any more clear. NO ONE should be bragging about the win.
All I was saying is that I didn't want it believed that the kids were all out for themselves. The behaved like a team and picked each other up.
And that guy "who can't coach" had two of his own HS kids on the team and they combined to go something like 19-1....And one of them is a 4x State Champion/3x Super 32 Champion and ranked top-5 in the country. So he must be doing something right.
We're talking different languages. You're focusing on winning with a team of ringers. I am conceding that the title has little value, but choosing to also give credit for at least promoting a a team culture.
I was dispelling any notion that they fly in, win and then never talk to anyone again...Friendships are made and for the most part, the event organizers continue to promote/stay in touch with the kids who represent the organization.
Was it a stacked deck? Totally; no one debates that; but it also wasn't 17 independent contractors. They worked together on a common goal and supported each other. To me, it makes them a team.
Either way, I have better things to do then go back and forth on this. I am assuming you do too; so agree to disagree and move on.
Edited by Hofman19, 02 June 2018 - 06:59 AM.