McCormick's Chiefs travel to St. Joseph's in Class A
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 12:59 AM
The McCormick High School girls basketball team may not be ranked in Class A, but the Chiefs have plenty of credentials to possibly return to the state championship game.
McCormick's Naddie Wells and her teammates hope for yet another win tonight.
One credential, above the rest, is an intangible, according to Chiefs coach Gena Wideman.
"They have a desire; they want it," Wideman said. "They know what they need to do to get from Point A to Point B."
That intangible is the product of experience from last year's run to the 2013 final which resulted in a loss against Hemingway. Current McCormick starters Narquevia Jennings, Tyler Thurmond and Felicia Fuller were also among last year's first five. Another one of last year's starters, Shay Jackson, is now producing as a role player.
"It helps as far as they know what to expect," said Wideman, whose team plays in tonight's Class A Upper State semifinal at 10th-ranked St. Joseph's.
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