"It's going to take some time, but gradually we're moving in the direction ... to just move forward," he said.
The performance impressed Barbara Farber, Buckeye Charter bus driver who has been the team’s driver for the Dayton event the past three years.
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"I called my office manager and i said, those are our girls!” she said.
Farber said she’s been amazed by the students’ composure in light of the recent tragedy they experienced.
"It seems like a long time ago but it wasn't, it was two months, but you'd never know it with these girls," Farber said.