Hockey - Girls Varsity
|Date:||January 6, 2014|
|Score:||Berkshire 4 - Kent 0|
In their first game back from winter vacation, Berkshire came out with something to prove. In their rematch against Kent, Berkshire played extremely well and were able to come out on top with a 4-0 victory.
in the first period of the game, Berkshire turned on the pressure right away. The girls were skating hard and getting shots on goal. Just under two and a half minutes in, Lauren Henman '14 scored what would be the game winning goal. Olivia Good '15 and Kylie Wilkes '16 had the assists on the goal. The Bears played hard for the remainder of the period, but could not putting the finishing touches on any other opportunities. Jamie Ernst '15 stopped all four shots that came her way in the period.
The Bears were able to continue to improve their game in the second period. They began to make better decisions with the puck and worked their forecheck really well. Kate Klimaszewski '16 did an excellent job stepping up and reading the play on a breakout attempt from Kent. She drew a penalty which led to Berkshire's first power play goal of the new year. Good would score the second goal of the game on a great passing sequence from the Bears' power play. Ronnie Lortie '14 found Kenzie Lancaster '15 who made a great pass to Good for a one time shot that found the back of the net. The Bears played well for the final six minutes of the game and went to the locker room with a 2-0 lead.
Just eighteen seconds into the third period Henman would score her second of the game on an assist from Wilkes. The Bears continued to put the pressure on from there and Lancaster would score the final goal of the game at the 7:43 mark. Some great forechecking led to the puck being dumped low. Wilkes picked up the puck, began to walk and then fed Lancaster in front for the finish. Berkshire took control from there and earned a great 4-0 victory.
Ernst stopped all 20 shots sent her way and shut down a couple of breakaway attempts that could have been game changers. Overall, a great effort from the Bears.