His team had just rallied for a dramatic tie against the defending state champion two classifications bigger.
After talking with his team and with a reporter who covers his squad, Nick Pou walked to the edge of the field and took in an accomplishment even bigger than those he has helped earn on the baseball diamond.
Pou’s wife, Melissa, was standing patiently by holding the couple’s recently born son. One could see the gleam in both parents’ eyes. For the coach, baseball, however important, would always be kept in its proper perspective.