"We'd like to wrap it up as soon as possible and not push it any further,'' Young said, "but you do what you have to do. If it takes an extra game, it takes an extra game. We'll see what happens. You never really can count your chickens until they hatch.''
Young said this week's dry, sunny weather has given his coaching staff an assist in keeping the players' attention fixed on what's at stake. Because of recent rains and the Westest break, the Huskies have played only two games over the last 12 days.
"They've been pretty good,'' Young said of his players. "They're excited about it. They know they've got the chance to play in some big games.
"We've been trying to keep it a little more interesting, having an intrasquad scrimmage and pitching to each other. They're just excited to actually get outside, and that makes it a little bit easier. If we were inside, it'd be a different story.''
The forecast for today doesn't look all that inviting, however, as there's a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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