High school hockey state tournament begins play


THE HIGH SHOOL HOCKEY
STATE TOURNAMENT OPENING
QUARTERFINAL PLY TONIGHT
WITH GAMES ACROSS THE
STATE. THE DEFENDING STTE
CHAMPS FROM LEWISTON AND
OLD TOWN ORONO EARNED FIRST
ROUND BYES. BIDDEFORD HOSTING THE
BONNY EAGE CO- OP IN A
SOUTHERN ‘A’
QUARTERFINAL
THE TIGERS UP 3- 2 AFTER
TWO AND NICK REISSFELDER WILL KNOCK IN THE REBOUND IN
FRONT OF THE NET TO PUT
BIDFORD ON TOP 4-2. THEN IN THE CLOSING
MINUTES WITH THE GOALIE OUT
OF THE NET, TREVOR
OUELLTE WILL HIT IT OFF
THE DEFENDERS SKATE FOR THE
EMPTY NET GOAL AND BIDDEFORD MOVES ON WITH A
5-2 WIN. IN NORTHERN ‘A’, EDWARD
LITTLE HOSTED THE MOUNT
ARARAT CO- OP. EDWARD LITTLE DOMINATED
PLAY THROUGHOUT BUT COULD
NOT SCORE UNTIL MIDWAY
THROUGH THE THIRD PERIOD
WHEN BEN CASSIDY KNOCKS IN
THE REBOUND. MOUNT ARARAT GOALIE SEAN
MOORE MADE 36 SAVES TO KEEP
THE EAGLES IN THE GAME. AND IT WOULD PAY OFF IN THE
CLOSING SCOND OF
REGULATION WHEN CAM
POISSON TIES THE GAME AT
ONE. BUT THEN IN OVERTIME
CASSIDY SETS UP JACK KEEFE
FOR THE GAME WINNER. EDWARD LITTLE WINS 2-1
AND WILL FACE LEWISTON IN
THE SEMIFINALS
IT WAS A BATTLE OF RAMS AS
THIRD SEEDED BANGOR HOSED
SIXTH SEEDED CONY. TYRELL LEWIS SOUSA WITH A
GREAT EFFORT FOR CONY LATE
IN THE FIRST PERIOD TO TIE
THE GAME AT TWO. BUT BANGOR TOOK CONTROL
FROM THERE. REID HIGGINS
KNOCKS IN THE REBOUND TO
GIVE BANGOR THE LEAD. THEY ADD FOUR MORE GOLS
FOR THE 7-3 WIN. THEY WILL
FACE SAINT DOM’S ON
SATURDAY.  
 
 
 
IN SOUTHERN ‘B’, THE
FOURTH SEEDED POLAND CO-OP
HOSTED FIFTH SEEDED
GORHA. POLAND TAKES THE LEAD IN
TE FIRST PERIOD WHEN REESE
OLLINS SCORES OFF THE FACE
OFF TO MKE IT 1-0 KNIGHTS. TWO MINUTES LATER,
GORHAM TIES IT UP WHEN JOEY
CURESKY SETS UP TYLER WEEKS
FOR THE GOAL. GORHAM WINS 4- 2 AND WILL
FACE GREELY IN THE
SEMIFINALS.  
 
 
 
IN THE OTHER SOUTHERN ‘B’
QUARERFINAL
TONIGHT,SIXTH SEEDED
BRUNSWICK USED A FIVE GOAL THIRD PERIOD TO UPSET THIRD
SEEDED YORK BY A FINAL OF
6-4. AND IN NORTHERN ‘B’
CAMDEN HILLS RALLIED FROM
4-1 DOWN TO BEAT HAMPDEN
ACADEMY 5- IN OVERTIME. THEY FACE OD TOWN ORONO
IN THE SEMIF

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