As Jasper coach Kyle Kendall and senior Angel Hernandez exited the Gwaltney Sports Complex Saturday afternoon in Washington, the what-ifs of the Class 2A regional championship could be only that. The reality? What a battle it was.
The Jeeps, from the start of the season, were on a journey to make history, and after achieving just that, everything else was just gravy. Still, it doesn’t make it any easier when the adventure finally stops.
The sectional party for Heritage Hills started a little past midday Saturday in Lincoln City and stretched into the darkness at Bretzville. For the Patriots, the party spread included sunflower seeds and hot sauce.