BUENA VISTA — The players took their positions for the inbounds pass: seven guys on defense, five on offense.
“Four seconds left!” Parry McCluer coach Nelson Fox said Tuesday evening, handing the ball to a player on the baseline to begin the drill. “Down by two!”
There was a pause. And before the drill could begin, two players spoke the same question at the same time, a question that Timesland’s winningest active coach was pleased to know had entered their minds: “Do we have any timeouts?”
That’s what it’s about for this Parry McCluer boys basketball team, because that’s what it has to be about. Just across the interstate from Rockbridge County High, where Andrew Rowsey has been a nightly show-stopper with his huge scoring outputs, they’ve quietly built a different kind of winner here.
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