Sunday, March 6, 2016

FHS Boys Hockey advance to D1 South Semifinals

"The biggest difference between Franklin and Walpole might not have even been something that happened on the ice on Saturday night. 
Instead, one extra day of rest might have been enough to push Franklin to a 1-0 win over the Rebels and into the D1 South Semifinal. Franklin beat Wellesley on Wednesday night and Walpole picked up a shootout win over Archies on Thursday to meet one another in the quarterfinals. 
“It was a good physical game and from here on out that’s what you’re going to get,” Franklin head coach Chris Spillane said. “Walpole just came off a really physical, exhausting game on Thursday night. I think us having that extra day of rest, being able to go watch them play, and have two practices and sort of going easy in them knowing this would be a tough game, I think that was a little bit of a benefit for us. They were sort of gassing out there, the schedule definitely worked to our benefit.”

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(Ryan Lanigan/Photo)
(Ryan Lanigan/Photo)

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