Jason Proves Bold and Gifted Freshman for Blades Hockey | Coys Information


Reese Jason focuses on always enhancing his sport as a freshman on the Blades ice hockey crew. Picture courtesy of Reese Jason

Freshman Reese Jason might have taken a while away from hockey, however the ahead is making an impression on the Blades co-op ladies hockey crew in her first season of aggressive highschool play.

“After I was youthful, I used to do aggressive dance; though I needed to play hockey, however there was an excessive amount of on my plate, so I needed to cease. My dad and his brother-in-law/my uncle all the time performed hockey collectively rising up,” says Reese. “After I was youthful, I did clinics with my cousins, and me [eventually] realized how a lot I missed hockey. I made a decision this 12 months was an amazing alternative to start out once more.”

Reese and the Blades started their season on December 1st, with their first sport on December seventh towards the Woodstock Academy co-op crew. The Blades misplaced to Woodstock, with a last rating of 6-1.

The crew, a cooperative together with athletes from Amity, Cheshire, and North Haven, is coached by John Peschell. Peschell has been with the crew for 10 years.

The Blades had a tough begin to the season and are at the moment 0-9. Their second sport was towards the Trumbull/St. Joseph cooperative crew. Regardless of this marketing campaign not beginning the best way the crew had hoped, Peschell is happy and hopeful to see Reese enhance all through her profession on the ice, particularly since she is all the time asking questions and actively seeking to enhance her abilities.

“She asks a variety of questions, all the time attempting to enhance her sport. I hope she could be a main contributor within the subsequent three seasons,” says Peschell. “Proper now, we’re simply searching for her to make herself a greater participant, which she’s doing.”

Reese has numerous different actions in addition to ice hockey. She additionally performs area hockey and lacrosse, though her major focuses are faculty and ice hockey.

“Proper now, I might say hockey is my major focus; I attempt to get on the ice as a lot as doable, whether or not I am going with my dad or with my crew,” says Reese. “However I am additionally centered on faculty.”

Peschell appears to not solely see Reese enhance as she continues to play hockey, but in addition notes how she impacts her crew regardless of being a relative newcomer to the game.

“Reese is a beginning participant; she works very arduous at follow, [and] has an incredible angle,” says Peschell. “She’s an amazing cheerleader for the opposite gamers who’re taking part in when she’s not.”

Reese says she tries to maintain a constructive angle and assist her teammates throughout video games.

“Although we misplaced, we stored a constructive angle all through the sport and have been supportive of our teammates. I am the loudest on the bench, cheer my teammates on and provides as a lot effort as I can at follow and in video games,” says Reese. “I am wanting ahead to getting higher and getting nearer to all my teammates.”

And whereas she tries to spend as a lot time on the ice as she will be able to, beginning a brand new sport at the highschool stage comes with some challenges.

“I might actually say that all the pieces about ice hockey is difficult,” says Reese. “Hockey is a really tough and expert sport, so studying all the pieces and all the principles takes a variety of time and arduous work.”



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