My Favorite Quotes
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 Wayne Branstetter - “It's tough to be disappointed because we really had some kids overachieve. We had some other kids who didn't do as well as we had hoped. (Buchanan) just had some bigger guns than we did. Todd winning helps. As a coach, you are always happy when an individual does well.”
 Wayne Branstetter - “I've been on both ends of the spectrum. I've lost the team title and had a state champion and I've won the team title without a state champion. You take the good with the bad.”
 Wayne Branstetter - “The kids going (today) have an uphill battle. That was a huge pillar we lost. But he's a 17-year-old kid and predicting what they'll do is like playing the stock market.”
 Wayne Branstetter - “Their pillars didn't fall and couple of ours did. They're guns were a little bigger than our guns today.”
 Wayne Branstetter - “These kids all understand how important those rounds are. It's tough sometimes because if you lose a match, sometimes you get depressed, but they did a good job staying focused.”
 Wayne Branstetter - “In 365 days he went from agony to the thrill of victory. He learned to handle the pressure, which is something he didn't do last year. That's a very hard thing for a kid to do. It was a lesson well-learned.”
 Wayne Branstetter - “When all is said and done, it's just a game and it's not bigger than life. Try not to worry about it too much. After all, a match is just six minutes of your life.”
 Wayne Branstetter - “You have to understand the measurement of success sometimes comes in not where you wanted them to end up, but how far they've come. I've asked a lot of these kids to step up, and they've done that. I can't fault the kids. The majority of them wrestled as hard as they could possibly wrestle.”
 Wayne Branstetter - “After he got over the shock of the loss, he handled it very maturely. He didn't make excuses. He just went out and worked hard. That's why he's a state champion today.”
 Wayne Branstetter - “We're doing our best to keep him loose. But that's the great mystery. When you get to the highest levels of competition, what do you say You have to handle every kid differently. Make sure he's confident. Make sure he knows he's ready.”
 Wayne Branstetter - “We really feel like we are the best in the state balance-wise. But it's one thing to say it and another to do it. Talk is cheap if you don't go out and back it up. We're going to try and get better and we'll see what happens in six weeks.”