After another hour of hard playing, the score was nine to nine. Jasper and Johnson locked gazes and nodded. A time-out was in order.
“Alright, team, next goal wins it. How are you, Adams?” asked Johnson. “Did the Healer give you the okay to keep playing?”
“Yup! Just a concussion- she healed it in a few minutes,” replied Gwendolyn.
“Good. Now let’s get out there, play hard, and don’t let them score before we do!”
Jasper, having just finished giving a similar speech, gave his team an extra incentive to win bh crying, “Butterbeers are on me if we win!”