THE BLADE/JETTA FRASER
Xavier Dee, 10, from Hillview Elemen-tary School in Sylvania, takes a shot at the net and David Marsh, a senior and goalie for the Northview High hockey team, during a pep rally at the high school. After Thursday’s rally, the team traveled to Columbus to compete in the state hockey semifinals. Northview faces Columbus St. Charles at 1 p.m. today at Nationwide Arena. This is the third consecutive year Northview has advanced to this level.