"It's hard to explain but it's just a special bond that we have," Jeremy said. "We've always tried to outdo each other and we try to push each other to the fullest. We hold each other to a high standard and I'm happy when he succeeds and he's happy when I succeed."
One of the highlights the two shared on the soccer field came in 2010 when they played for the Baltimore Bays club team that won the under-15 national championship.
"That was amazing," Michael said. "Seeing everybody put the work in and doing their part — nobody gave up the whole season — and then to see everyone's faces after we won it was the best feeling ever."
The brothers are determined to finish their high school careers with that same feeling, determined to bring home a coveted MIAA championship.
"This is big," Michael said. "It means a lot to everybody on the team to win it and if we don't, I don't think we've reached our goal to the max. Everybody has to do their part, nobody can take a day off. We know we all have to work every day to get better and if that happens, we should be the victors at the end of the year."
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