“It was the common goal of that senior class to win a state championship from the time they were freshmen,” said Colby, “and they took all the necessary steps to do so.”
So who would prevail if they matched up against one another?
Would the Headers’ size and ability to roll line after line out wear down Danvers? Would the Falcons’ top tier talent be able to break away from any complex schemes that Marblehead would throw at them? Whose hunger for victory would be greater?
These are questions only the mythical hockey gods can answer. For the rest of us, though, it’s a enigmatic exercise in comparing two of the area’s best ever public school hockey champions.