"I always try to schedule the last few games against very good non-conference opponents," Simon said. "I want to see us play well against a good team. Of course, at the same time, I want to avoid injuries. It would not help our team if we won our last few games 8 – 0 against poor teams. We need to play our game hard and learn from our mistakes."
The Lady Raiders have clinched the second seed and Pace has clinched the top seed in the district playoff.
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