The Rosemount High School girls hockey team is on a roll in the Section 3 playoffs. Three days after beating Park, 6-2, in the first round the Irish beat top seed Eagan, 5-1, at Veterans Memorial Arena in Inver Grove Heights.
The Rosemount girls hockey team didn’t have to validate its efforts earlier in the season to coach Tracy Cassano.
Cassano knew the Irish were playing well, even if a slew of close games were going to the other team. The coach knew her team would eventually have its luck turn around.
Facing two Lakeville schools the past week, the Rosemount girls hockey team had two very different results.
The Irish split a pair of games during the past week, losing 5-2 at Lakeville South before coming back with a 6-3 win at home against Lakeville North on Tuesday.
Back in December, the coaches of the Rosemount girls hockey team knew there would be better days ahead.
Head coach Tracy Cassano insisted that she liked the way the team was playing, even if the final results were losses. The coach insisted the wins would come.
The Rosemount girls hockey team is in the midst of a busy schedule of games.
The Irish played five games in a nine-day stretch. They play three games in five days next week.
Of course, if more wins are coming, the hectic schedule will be easier to handle.
Rosemount girls hockey coach Tracy Cassano felt her team was playing well recently, even if the final scores weren’t enough to get the team wins.
Cassano preached for the Irish to keep working and believed the results would eventually take care of themselves. She knew with the way Rosemount was playing, the wins would come.
The Rosemount girls hockey team has lost three of its past four games after a pair of losses during the past week.
Late last week, the Irish dropped a 4-2 decision at Lakeville North. On Tuesday it was a 5-3 loss at home to Eden Prairie.
Rosemount girls hockey coach Tracy Cassano has preached the importance of consistency to her squad.
It’s been a point of contention at times. Whether it be game-to-game or period-to-period, Cassano just wants complete efforts from the Irish.
The final scores haven’t been consistent.
After finishing up a 5-2 win against Apple Valley on Nov. 21, the Rosemount girls hockey team faced a stretch of nine days without games.
The break allowed the Irish to contemplate an inconsistent beginning of the season in which they went 2-1-1. The holiday offered a bit of rest as well.
When the Rosemount girls hockey team opened the season with a home win against No. 10 White Bear Lake, the Irish were quickly demonstrating some of the potential coach Tracy Cassano believes her team has this season.
There was bound to be some bumps in the road and Rosemount has had to maneuver over some of those in the past two weeks.
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