Last spring, the motivation for the Reservoir baseball team was clear.
Having lost in the regional championship in 2012 and 2013, the Gators were getting sick of watching their seniors endure devastation in the final game of their high school career.
But after breaking through last May 24 with a 2-0 win over North Harford in the 3A state championship game, Reservoir will have a new driving force this season.
"It was good to play a little angry and learn what it felt like to lose, but this year it's different," said Gators senior Cody Morris, who pitched a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts in the state finals. "We won and we know how it feels, but remembering...