Hopkinton/DS Girls and Hiller Boys hockey were both in action at the New England Sports Center this past Wednesday night and both teams captured big wins!
#34 ranked Hopkinton/Dover-Sherborn Girls Hockey Co-Op improved to 5-11-2 with an overtime upset 3 to 2 win over #24 Norwood. Norwood falls to 6-10-1.
Hopkinton Sophomore, Lucey Jean netted all 3 goals for the Hillers and Hop/DS, Nipmuc Sophomore, Riley Collura was fantastic in net. The game-winning goal was scored on a breakaway by Lucey Jean at 1:13 left in the 5-minute OT period.
Prior to the game, Hop/DS celebrated Senior Night and recognized their lone-senior, Avery Bent of Dover-Sherborn. The Hopkinton-Dover-Sherborn Co-Op features 4 school this season (Hopkinton, Dover-Sherborn, Nipmuc and Millis).
Following the exciting Hiller Girls win, the #20 Hopkinton Boys took a tough, gritty, physical 2-0 win over #25 Westwood. Hopkinton improved to 12-2-2 on the season while Westwood fell to 8-7-0.
Freshman, Connor Merkle netted both goals in the game. The first goal came at 0:22 left in the 2nd period and he would add another goal late in the 3rd period. Junior Goaltender, Steven Jackson was phenomenal in net and earned his 3rd shutout of the season.