The Warriors and WarCats both had stories in the newspapers this week. The boys had a story written by Jared Keene in the MetroWest Daily News and the girls was written in Wayland Town Crier by Jesse Thomas
Warriors Put It All Together in Decisive Win Over Rivals
By Jared Keene MetroWest Daily News Correspondent
MARLBOROUGH — With its season at the halfway point, the Wayland boys hockey team had yet to really click over the first month of play.
Yes, the Warriors notched solid wins over league opponents Newton South and Bedford, but Wayland was still looking for that one victory that came as the result of a complete team performance. And to the delight of Warriors coach Rian Murray, that performance finally came Wednesday in a key rivalry game against Weston. Read more from article
Quick Learning Curve for Wayland-Weston Girls
By Jesse Thomas Wicked Local Correspondent
Two seasons ago, the Weston-Wayland girls hockey team was winless, but improved last year to five wins.
This season, seven games in, the WarCats already have two wins and an impressive tie against Medfield.
The two wins came against Cambridge and Central Catholic, and coach Wink Van Ogtrop credits the early-season wins to quick learning by her younger players. Read more from article
Wayland hockey hosted its 6th annual Cochituate Cup Pond Hockey tournament today – a tradition where Wayland hockey players pay tribute to their pond-playing predecessors with throwback jerseys sporting the same-styled “C” of the old semi-professional hockey team, the Cochituate Huskies. For the second year in a row, the boys wore jerseys with pink “C’s” in support of Andrea Cope, who is battling breast cancer. Andrea is the mother of former player Charlie Cope Jr. ‘14 and wife of former WHA president Charlie Cope Sr. As always, Wayland hockey would like to thank the following local businesses for each sponsoring one of the six teams: Steve Henley Memorial Fund, Mel’s Cafe, M.J. Henley Lawn Sprinklers, the Longfellow Club, M. Henley Snowplowing, and Inspired Blarney Freelance Writing. Continue reading