HUNTINGBURG — Only a few days earlier than its Class 3A semistate matchup, the Southridge baseball staff was wanting to get to work with a full follow at League Stadium on Wednesday.
Sadly, Mom Nature had different plans.
The Raiders have been nonetheless in a position to get work in. When there’s inclement climate, the staff makes use of an indoor facility situated within the OFS Manufacturers plant in downtown Huntingburg. With a batting cage and turf to follow fielding, they’ve virtually every little thing they want.
Nevertheless, the texture of the diamond is difficult to copy. It will have been simple for the staff to be disenchanted and pout. However a brief respiratory routine that the Raiders happen in earlier than each follow — indoor and outside — took any of their stresses away.
“It is extremely useful. You assume laying down on the bottom for 10 minutes together with your eyes closed would make you drained nevertheless it does not,” stated senior pitcher Ethan Bell. “You probably have an issue exterior of baseball, it permits you to sit down and drain all that out earlier than follow.”