C-F-C will make history tomorrow.
The boys basketball team is playing in its first ever
game at State.
No doubt .
it means a ton to the school and its fans .
and as News 8's Kyle Deckelbaum reports .
one family in particular.
It still hasn't sunk in yet.
C-F-C is headed to state.
Garrett 10/00 Sometimes I even think about it at my
house, I just start smiling out of nowhere.
I'm just so happy, not for myself, just for my team
and the community.
That's who we did it for.
The list doesn't end there for C-F-C senior Garrett
He did it for his three older brothers .
his mom .
and a family member who *can't* make the trip.
Garrett 19/20 I seriously, I thought he was going
to come back one day and just, maybe see him again,
but now I'm never going to have that chance.
That's kind of what's really eating at me right now.
Garrett's dad left when he was in 5-th grade.
Garrett 13/07 I don't really know why.
I came home from school one day and he just wasn't
Last May .
they found him in the St.
Croix River .
Garrett 11/57 They don't know.
They don't know if it was suicide or not.
There's still a lot of questions about it.
I think they're still investigating it.
Coach 24/09 He didn't have a lot of involvement with
his dad growing up, but you know, it's still your
Garrett It motivates me, but at the same time it's
deep inside me, that he's never going to have that
chance to see me again.
As Coach Baker says .
maybe he will be there on Thursday after all.
Garrett He could be up there watching me right now
so I want to make him proud.
He's already made his brothers .
his mom .
and the C-F-C community proud.
The Pirates face Thorp tomorrow at approximately .
News 8 will have complete coverage from Madison tomorrow
of both C-F-C and Blair-Taylor's state semifinal games.