The last thing Joe Green wanted to think about was the game. So to help Saturday pass faster, he busied himself all kinds of ways. He did some cleaning around the house. He went on a walk around the Pocatello gym. He visited the Pine Ridge Mall. He went to Dick’s Sporting Goods. Anything to take his mind off the nerves, off the circumstances around his Poky team’s district title clash with Preston that evening.

“If I saw some shoes at Dick’s, I was gonna buy some,” Green said.

{div class=”asset-tagline text-muted”}Greg Woods is a sports reporter at the Idaho State Journal. Follow him on Twitter at GregWWoods.{/div}

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