Posted On: 03/14/19 8:00 AM

If you walk into an open gym anywhere in small-town Oklahoma, you’re liable to find a special talent grinding away his summers in pursuit of accolades in the spring. And For teams that contend for championships, you’re more likely to find more than one. On those teams, their cultures surround and glorify hard work. Really, most of these teams are made up of an entire roster of dedicated individuals committed to compromising their singularity to pursue a Gold Ball. On those teams, such as the eight teams that showed up last weekend in the 2A State Tournament in Oklahoma City, a single player often tends to emerge as a leader and exemplify hustle. In. basketball, we call these players “glue guys,” for their ability to draw a team together

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