Turnquist praises players’ dedication to key state bid

Nine days since the end of the 2018 softball season, Alta-Aurelia head coach Dave Turnquist reflected on a Twin Lakes Conference title season, first state tournament berth and what a 22-5 final record signifies.

Question: Describe your expectations at the start of the season and off-season work?

Answer:“We had high expectations and wanted to repeat as conference champions, go to state and win there. Everyone worked hard this off-season, and some of the girls worked very hard at strength training,” said Turnquist.

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