There was once a day where that was likely true. Jimmy Marchand was one of the stars of Franklin's 1983 state championship team, a senior who scored 25 goals in the Panthers' only state championship season.
The only one for now, at least.
James Marchand and his teammates will have something to say about that tomorrow when they play North-champion Tewksbury at TD Garden for the Division 2 crown (1:30 p.m.).
James has been one of the heroes of Franklin's run, scoring in the final minutes against Oliver Ames in the sectional semifinals to complete a late comeback, then scoring twice in the third period to put away Plymouth South in the South final last Sunday.
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