High 5: Winchester High School Field Hockey


ON THIS, WHEN IT’S ALL SAID AND DONE.>>ALL RIGHT. TONIGHT WE PROBABLY KICK OFF OUR 33RD YEAR OF HIGH FIVE. WErt BEGIN IN WINCHESTER WITH A FIELD HOCKEY TEAM THAT’S OFF TO A GREAT START, ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY GENERATE LOCAL AS WELL AS NATIONAL ATTENTION WITHrt THE DRAMATIC WIN OVER ONE OF THE PREMIER PROGRAMS IN HIGH SCHOOL HISTORY.>>A VICTORY LAP NEVER HELD AS MUCH SIGNIFICANCE FORrt THE WINCHESTER FIELD HOCKEY TEAM AS IT DID ONE AFTERNOON IN EARLY SEPTEMBER. THEY PULLED OFF WHAT NO OTHER TEAM HAD BEEN ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH rtIN NEARLY 10 YEARS. BEAT WATERTOWN, A TEAM THAT SET A NATIONAL RECORD WITH 184 STRAIGHT GAMES WITHOUT A LOSS.>>WE JUSTrt WENT AND SAID WE’RE GOING TO WIN AND WE DIDN’T GIVE UP. WE PLAYED AS A TEAM. I THINK THAT WAS THE KEY, JUST PLAYING TOGETHER.rt>>WATERTOWN HADN’T LOST SINCE NOVEMBER OF 2008. IT HAS BEEN A MODEL PROGRAM. BEATING THEM 3-0 WAS IMPRESSIVE AS WELL AS A DREAM COME TRUE. rt
 
>>AT WHAT POINT DID YOU SAY, WE MIGHT WIN THIS THING?>>UM… HA HA! THAT ACTUALLY — I DON’T KNOW. PROBABLY WHEN IT WAS 3-0. BUT ITrt REALLY WASN’T UNTIL — I REALLY WAS LIKE, OH! WE WON!>>NO LEAD IS EVER SAFE AGAINST WATERTOWN, BUTrt WINCHESTER WAS FEARLESS AS THE GAME PROGRESSED. 1-0, 2-0, EVENTUALLY 3-0. MEANWHILE, THE MINUTES AND SECONDS SEEMED LIKE HOURSrt UNTIL THE CLOCK READ 0:00.>>HOW DO YOU FEEL LADIES?>>THAT WAS JUST THE MOST UNBELIEVABLE FEELING. WE HAD BEEN WORKING FOR THAT rtFOREVER. I HAD BEEN ON THE TEAM SINCE SOPHOMORE YEAR. ALL WE EVER WANTED WAS THAT WIN. WHEN IT FINALLY ENDED, WE COULDN’T BELIEVE IT. [CHEERING] rt
>>WE ACCOMPLISHED A GREAT THING. YOU KNOW, BY BEATING A PHENOMENAL TEAM. AND A TEAM THAT, YOU KNOW, NO OTHER TEAM IN THE COUNTRY –rt THEY CAN’T TOUCH THAT. I DON’T KNOW THAT ANY TEAM WILL EVER TOUCH THAT RECORD THAT THEY HAVE. SO, YOU KNOW, I THINK WE’RE PROUD OF THAT, BUT AT THE SAMErt POINT, WE’RE TRYING TO MOVE ON AND GET OURSELVES IN A PO POSITION WHERE WE CAN GET TO STATE.>>I FEEL LIKE I’M Art LITTLE FAMOUS ACTUALLY.>>REALLY?>>YEAH! NO. I WENT TO THE GAS STATION AND MANLEY ASKED ME ABOUT IT. SO IT WAS REALLYrt COOL THAT PEOPLE RECOGNIZED OUR ACCOMPLISHMENT.>>A WIN FOR THE AGES. WE SALUTE THE WINCHESTER FIELD HOCKEY TEAM, AND THIS WEEK’S…rt [CHEERING]>>HIGH FIVE! [CHEERING] rt>>CONGRATULATIONS, LADIES! WHAT A GREAT WIN OVER A GREAT PROGRAM. BUT MICHELLErt HAS GOT SOMETHING SPECIAL GOING ON DOWN THERE AT WINCHESTER. CONGRATULATIONS!>>YOU CAN SAY THAT AGAIN.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *