“Look, I’m only going to tell you this one time, got it?”
Gabe nodded, ignoring the burning sweat in his eyes.
“Good,” Coach Rollins said while pacing. “Our gameplan depends on you. If your play is shit, we lose. Is that simple enough?”
Again, Gabe nodded while wondering if the rest of the team was listening. He was tired of being the focus of the coach’s ire when they all sucked.
“Good. Now, let’s try to keep it close for a change.”
Gabe’s hopes crashed when a teammate tripped getting to his feet and took two others down with him.