"It means everything because all the work he puts in for us to make us better," Schulte said. "It just feels so good to go to state and get this whole team to state because we've worked so hard for this."
"We couldn't have asked for anything more," Rott said. "It's been our goal since we came in as freshmen and it's pretty awesome."
Bagniefski was all smiles after the game, but when asked what it meant to return to the state tournament, he was quickly became overwhelmed with emotion.
"It's an amazing feeling," he said, having to pause for about a minute to regain his composure. "It's been four years since we've gone. They've paid their dues, it's a helluva group of seniors from open gyms to all the summer ball they've played to just all the time and commitment they've put in. They deserve it."