IV HIGH: Baseball and softball offer broader lessons in life

Senior softball player Sadriena Rodriguez inserts first base before she gets ready for her game on Feb. 27, 2019 at the Southwest High School softball field. ILIANA MANZANO PHOTO

Discipline, responsibility, resilience and perseverance: Baseball and softball manage to educate athletes on these tools for their future.

Matt Redden, a physical education teacher at Southwest High School, has been the head baseball coach for the past nine years. He said he believes that failing is what teaches you most in sports.

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