My Favorite Quotes
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 Chris Raso - “I got hit in the head with it. I'm going to keep it. I'm going to enjoy it.”
 Chris Raso - “Sometimes you hear about the WPIAL champion having a hard time getting ready for states. I don't see that happening with this team. They'll be ready to play.”
 Chris Raso - “I'll take our chances any time in a one-game series.”
 Chris Raso - “One thing is that we have changed the offensive systems to fit our personnel at each place. You can't do the same thing all the time and I think some coaches get caught up in trying to run the same system when their personnel doesn't necessarily allow it. Before this season, I never coached a girl over 5 foot 9 , so this is a little different and we made adjustments to utilize our height.”
 Chris Raso - “Winning the WPIAL has been one of our goals. Now we're going to focus on our next goal and that's to win a state title.”
 Chris Raso - “NA is a great facility to play at. What I like most about it though is that we don't have to travel that far to play our first state game.”
 Chris Raso - “Sometimes as a coach, you think it's better to lose a game and get bumped down a few pegs, but they didn't want to hear any of that. They stood by what they said. They stayed true to their word and, hopefully, they'll keep rolling along.”
 Chris Raso - “Moon came out all juiced up at the beginning. We got through that.”
 Chris Raso - “It's not as hard as everybody thinks -- honest. They know our personnel. We know their personnel. From the aspect of preparing for somebody, now I'm going to watch the tape of whoever won that eastern final, but watching the tape and seeing them in person are two different things. So, I knew what (Moon) could do.”
 Chris Raso - “Kittanning is big, they're 5-10, 5-10, and 5-11 across the front. They just sit in a 1-3-1 zone and make it tough to get the ball inside.”
 Chris Raso - “They are very athletic kids who make it pretty easy to coach. But I didn't have any big kids for over 15 years, so I was overdue.”
 Chris Raso - “It's such a luxury to have girls like the Novacek girls who can catch the ball in the post and move the way they can.”
 Chris Raso - “It is such a luxury to have girls like the Novacek girls who can catch the ball in the post and move the way they can. A lot of times you get a girl in there who is big, but not very agile. I can't tell you how much easier it makes my job that those two are athletic on the inside.”
 Chris Raso - “This first one was a grind, so we're going to enjoy it and appreciate it. But yes, we'd love to be back here again. Let's go again. I'm up for it.”
 Chris Raso - “I've been watching these girls since they were in fourth grade. I knew what stride they could play at. I thought four years ago that we could possibly get to this level.”
 Chris Raso - “It comes from them. Our coaches teach defense. We put the girls in position to make plays. But they go out and do it. They rebound. They defend.”
 Chris Raso - “They've been great senior leaders. Our juniors get a lot of credit for our success, but it's taken everybody on this team to accomplish what we've done. Our seniors were the ones who helped get this thing started.”
 Chris Raso - “To be tested in a game-situation like this in front of 1,500 fans and their great student body, we hadn't seen anything like that. Sure, we needed it. Our players understood when you're under the gun, you have to find an extra gear and dig down and concentrate a little bit harder and we did that in the second half.”
 Chris Raso - “(Losing three key players) was a blessing in disguise.”
 Chris Raso - “Yea, that was typical of how we have played all year. We like to play solid defense and rebound the basketball. That's how we win games.”