Med City Rivalry
Med City Rivalry
Two rochester hockey teams met on the ice tonight at the rochester rec center to decide who was the better of the two squads.
Káiámát news three sports director á kaleb gillock á spent the evening there á and joins us now with this big matchup and what the rivalry means to the two schools./// george á unless if you go to the twin cities á it's not too often you'll find two schools from the same city playing one another á but tonight á we had just that.
Crosstown rivals and conference foes as john marshall played host to mayo in a grudge match.xxx i used to play basketball, jm was our biggest rivalry there and we lost once and i absolutely hated losing to them the two schools are separated by a mere four miles and when they meet on a neutral sheet of ice á you better believe the neighborly rivalry is cranked up to 11.
It's pretty intense because we all grew up playing together and its really fun playing crosstown rivalries like that because the game is always like high spirited and fast paced.
Tonight á the teams stepped on to the rink with one win apiece á so nobody was going down without a fight.
Slam against the glass john marshall would end up with the five to two victory.
Greta freed says communication was the key.
Probably communication today, we've done that a lot better specifically today rather than other games we were able to make plays flow a lot more smoothly.
Abbi jacobsen started the game for the spartans á and had to swtitch to goalie in the second period after the starter went out with an injury.
She brings a next player up mentality to the ice.
Its definitely different.
I've gone as goalie one practice á it was a fun practice á it's not necessarily... it's just different you know?
But i love it.
Whatever i can do to make the team the best it can be, i'll do you know?
Most importantly á she keeps the game in perspective.
It is, afterall, just a game.
I mean the team had fun.
We're going to remember