"It's not an ego thing to prove [prognosticators] wrong. I have a burning desire to win city championships. It's proving us right. The fulfillment and the opportunities to win city championships is huge."
-- Martin Jacobsen, coach of Martin Luther King Jr. High School, which won New York's PSAL title in a shootout over the Beacon School. MLK, winner of 10 of the previous 12 PSAL titles, had been given little chance of winning after it lost four games during the season. (Daily News)