Nyssa girls varsity prep squad keeps the focus on the next game, not rankings

Nyssa girls varsity basketball coach Jeremy Chamberlain talks to his players during a break in practice last week at Nyssa High School. Chamberlain credits talent and a strong worth ethic as two key pieces of the success of the Lady Bulldogs so far this season. (The Enterprise/PAT CALDWELL)

NYSSA – They are one of the top-ranked prep teams in the state but you wouldn’t know it by talking to one of the senior starters of the Nyssa girls varsity basketball team.

It isn’t that the Lady Bulldogs don’t care about rankings and records.

They just don’t spend a lot of time pondering the week-to-week rankings.

They’ve more important things to concentrate on.

Like the next game.

“We focus on what we know we . . .