Tonawanda News — “Jessica has come a long way in every little sense,” he continued. “Sometimes in our league it becomes don’t miss the ball, and she has some shots that can hurt people. Where she’s grown is she’s gotten much more consistent and mentally tough and strong in big matches.”
LeMar has coached the girls’ team at NT for over 20 years and said if he had the choice there wouldn’t be two athletes he would choose over Ringler and Robins. They has put in the work and now are ready for the trek to states.
“They have played for a long time, they’re experienced, they’re mentally strong and sometimes as a coach you have a good feeling when your athletes are prepared or ready,” he said. “There is difference between hoping they’re ready and knowing they can handle the pressure. I’ve coached a long time and you can see. This year I know they’re ready and it kind of depends on that one match — do they play well? Because anything can happen.”Follow @tonanewssports and sports editor @MattParrino on Twitter for complete high school sports coverage.