"The grind never stops."Justin Patane, Desert Elite head coach
YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Local travel ball clubs like the Desert Elite and Hot Sauce are taking a positive approach to their downtime.
Most kids on the team have made it a priority to practice at home individually, staying active and motivated. The Desert Elite basketball team and Hot Sauce flag football team usually host fundraisers year-round to prepare for tournaments in the summer.
However, due to the widespread of COVID-19, many plans for travel are now on a brief pause that can last until summer.
The head coach of the Desert Elite travel team, Justin Patane believes that it is better to stay healthy than to risk it.