If she has a good season and she wants to be the big gun and get it done, then she may see a little more time on the mound.
The first batter of the game the other day got on base with a walk, and she tried to steal. Heather threw her out by a mile. They didn't try to steal another base the rest of the game.
I think it was just a matter of being new. The girls didn't know me and my style. We had so many freshman starting that it was a combination of them not knowing me and not knowing what I expected of them.
They had an inning where they scored five runs and we dropped four outs. It's all a ripple effect. Unfortunately, we make a mistake, and then we make another one instead of stopping the bleeding.
Once we got to the sectional last year, it was almost like a sigh of relief. I felt like anything after that was going to be icing on the cake. This year, you set the ball higher and say, 'Maybe that is not enough.