Meet The Captains: Boys Hockey

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Catie Martin, Sports Editor

Liam Fisher

When did you first begin playing this sport?

I started skating when I was three and have been playing since I was five or six.

 

Do you want to continue this sport in college?

I’d like to play club hockey in college. 

 

Who was a prominent coach in your sports career? Why?

My dad coached my team when I was little for three years and coached a lot of other seniors on my team.

 

What other activities/clubs are you involved in?

Lacrosse and StuCo.

 

How do you feel going into this season?

I’m really excited for this upcoming season. With a lot of young talent and a good returning core of players, I think we should have a good season and definitely make a playoff run. It may take some time, but with the talent, we have this season; we could definitely be one of the top teams in the Bay State.

 

What are some goals set for the team this coming season?/How do you plan to achieve these goals?

Making the tournament and hopefully making a far run. We have had a tendency in the past to not play full games to our potential. If we want to make it far this year, we must leave it all out there for three periods every game.

 

Who are some big opponents/rivals? Why?

Braintree is always fun to play, due to some player to player rivalries, also Norwood on new years eve, as they have been bragging to other D2 teams that we were their last loss last year. Also, Walpole V Norwood always is a classic matchup.

 

Marc Hirshom

When did you first begin playing this sport?

Five years old. 

 

Do you want to continue this sport in college?

Maybe play club.  

 

Who was a prominent coach in your sports career? Why?

My prominent coach was my coach for the South Shore Kings because I played for him for eight years, and he helped me become the player that I am today.

 

What other activities/clubs are you involved in?

Lacrosse.

 

How do you feel going into this season?

I think our team this year has a lot of potential due to the majority of the team being a younger group of kids.

 

What are some goals set for the team this coming season?/How do you plan to achieve these goals?

I’ve set goals to go above .500 and make the tournament. We plan on achieving these goals by working to our full potential every practice and every game no matter the circumstances.

 

Who are some big opponents/rivals? Why?

Braintree, Hingham and Framingham. All of these teams are very good teams, and we played Braintree and Framingham for most years in close games. Also, Hingham is a new team on the schedule, but they made the Super 8 last year and it should be a very good game. 

 

Matt Donnelly

When did you first begin playing this sport?

Four years old. 

 

Do you want to continue this sport in college?

Yes.

 

If yes, are you committed for this sport? To what school?

No. 

 

Who was a prominent coach in your sports career? Why?

Billy Whitfield.

 

What other activities/clubs are you involved in?

Nothing. 

 

How do you feel going into this season?

Very confident. 

 

What are some goals set for the team this coming season?/How do you plan to achieve these goals?

I want to be above .500 and make it into the state tournament.

 

Who are some big opponents/rivals? Why?

Hingham, Marshfield, Framingham.