Dan Willis can see both sides of the argument.
During an enormously successful regular season, Willis' Moorestown boys' lacrosse team defeated Ridge, the team that went on to win the Tournament of Champions.
It's the kind of victory that could add frustration to the way Moorestown's season ended - in a double-overtime, upset loss to Shawnee in the South Jersey Group 3 final.
But there's another way to look at it.
"There's a lot of pride in winning a game like that," said Willis, Moorestown's senior goalie and The Inquirer's Player of the Year in South Jersey boys' lacrosse, "because it shows us that we could have been there, that we could have played with anyone.