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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The U14 Boston Jr. Shamrocks went an undefeated 3-0-2 this past weekend to win the Charles River 16th Annual Presidents Day Tournament held in Brookline and Dedham, Massachusetts. During the tournament the Jr. Shamrocks outscored their opponents 13-5.
Jr. Shamrocks Tie Jr. Falcons In Tournament Opener
The Jr. Shamrocks opened the tournament Saturday morning in Brookline at the Dexter School Rink against the New England Jr. Falcons and came away with a 1-1 draw. Julia Masotta scored the lone Jr. Shamrocks goal with Brianna Barrett and Ally Ladd assisting. Elaina Patermo was tough in net stopping all but only one Jr. Falcons shot.
Jr. Shamrocks Battle To Scoreless Tie With Vipers
Saturday night the U14 Jr. Shamrocks traveled to the Boch Ice Center in Dedham for a tournament game against the North Shore Vipers. The teams were locked in a defensive battle from start to finish in this one. Jr. Shamrocks goalie Victoria Wilson was up to the challenge and coming away with the 0-0 shutout.
Jr. Shamrocks Advance To Tournament Semifinals
Early Sunday morning the U14 Jr. Shamrocks traveled back to the Dexter School to play the Pennsylvania Quakers. The Jr. Shamrocks came out strong and dominated play but were unable to find the back of the net until Brianna Barrett scored to open the flood gates. It was all Jr. Shamrocks from there as they scored 4 more goals to win going away. Other Jr. Shamrocks goals came off the sticks of Julia Masotta, Andrea Caradonna, Marissa Gregory and Lydia Anderson. Once again Elaina Patermo was stellar in net allowing only one goal for the second straight game. With the 5-1 win the U14 Jr. Shamrocks advanced to the Charles River Annual Presidents Day Tournament semifinals against the host Charles River Blazers.
Jr. Shamrocks Dominate Semifinals
Monday morning the U14 Jr. Shamrocks returned to the Boch Ice Center in Dedham for a tournament semifinal contest against the host Charles River Blazers. The Jr. Shamrocks came out operating on all cylinders and won 4 to 1 with goals from Ashley Barrett, Lauren Cocolutto, Marissa Gregory and Julia Masotta. VIctoria Wilson continued her impressive goaltending allowing only her first goal in the tournament and advancing the U14 Jr. Shamrocks to the Charles River Annual Presidents Day Tournament Championship game and a rematch with the New England Jr. Falcons later in the afternoon.
Jr. Shamrocks Win Tournament Championship On Last Second Goal
The U14 Jr. Shamrocks faced off in a rematch with the New England Jr. Falcons in the Charles River Annual Presidents Day Tournament Championship game. The Jr. Shamrocks went down 2-0 early in the second period.
The Jr. Shamrocks peppered the Jr. Falcons goalie but could not break through until the third period when Ashley Barrett fired a wrist shot from the point five hole to cut the lead the Jr. Falcons lead in half to 2-1. The Jr. Shamrocks killed a penalty and then got back to work. Lydia Anderson dug the puck out from behind the net, skated to the front of the net and fired a wrist shot past the Jr. Falcons goalie to tie the game at 2-2.
The Jr. Shamrocks continued to keep the pressure on but with the clock winding down it looked like the championship game was destined for overtime. But Julia Masotta wouldn't be denied as she fired a wrist shot past the Falcons goalie to make it 3-2 with only 34 second left in the game. The Falcons called a time out and pulled their goalie for an extra attacker. The Jr. Shamrocks clamped down on defense and kept control of the puck for the final seconds to win the Charles River 16th Annual Presidents Day Tournament Championship with a great 3-2 come from behind win.
Monday, February 10, 2014
Boston Jr. Shamrocks Selected To 2014 Shriners All-Star Hockey Classic Are (Left to right.)Tatiana Doucette, Courtney Davis, Ashley Moran, Bridget Kelly, Emily Lissner And Maddy Ricci. Missing From The Photo Is Cat Salvetti.
Seven student athletes from the Boston Jr. Shamrocks have been selected by the Massachusetts State Hockey Coaches Association to play in the 2014 Shriners All-Star Hockey Classic. The Jr. Shamrocks named to the Girls North All-Star Team are Courtney Davis (Woburn), Tatiana Doucette (St. Mary's, Lynn), Bridget Kelly (Arlington), Emily Lissner (Woburn), Ashley Moran (Woburn), Maddy Ricci (Austin Prep) and Cat Salvetti (Winthrop/Lynn).
The Worcester Sharks, in conjunction with the Shriners and the Mass. State Hockey Coaches Association, will host the 4th Annual Shriners High School All-Star Classic, featuring the top senior boys and girls hockey players from throughout Massachusetts. The All-Star Hockey Classic will be played before the Worcester Sharks game against the Hershey Bears on Saturday, March 30th at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass. The girls game begins at 2:30 p.m., followed by the boys game at 4:00 p.m. Admission is $11.