The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Todd Stanford

October 13, 2011

Power to the people

Area players, coaches get their say

I'm giving the power to the people this week.

Here are some comments from coaches and players which -- for one reason or another -- hadn't been seen in print.

"She's a very good defensive player, though I don't like to have her there all the time because I like to have her talent and vision in the midfield."

-- Danville girls coach Tom Craig on defender Casey Reber, who saved a goal with a header off the line in a 0-0 tie with Selinsgrove

"Jenna (Fisher)'s ball was perfect; it couldn't have been any better. And luckily, the timing for onsides was good, too."

-- Selinsgrove forward Meagan Heddings on Fisher's through ball, which led to a Heddings goal in the Seals' 4-0 win over Milton

"Playing on the turf was really tough; it wore us out."

-- Danville boys coach Brian Dressler on his team's play against Midd-West following a loss to Williamsport (on the turf at Balls Mills) the night before

"We'll be in every game. If we get a break, get a shot, or a goal, we should be able to get through (and make the playoffs)

­-- Mifflinburg boys coach Dan Gehers following a 1-0 loss to Selinsgrove

I think we could go every night and win; every night we could lose."

­-- ­­­Gehers, talking about his team's remaining HAC-I schedule

"We defended when we really, really had to. And I have to be pleased with that; it's a step in the right direction. We're focused on getting these guys to believe in themselves."

-- Midd-West boys coach Chris Sauer after his team's 0-0 tie with Danville

She's a physical presence; she's tough to shake off the ball. We needed to slow (Danville) down."

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