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March 26, 2013

2013 Salem News Girls Hockey All-Stars

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THE ALL-STARS

KENDRA DOW

Masconomet Senior

Left Wing

Captain from Newburyport was team's leader in goals (15) and points (26) ... GEMIHL all-star played with plenty of energy in all three zones ... Assisted on goal that helped Chieftains tie then-unbeaten Beverly ... Invaluable leader helped bring co-op team together and set program record for regular season wins ... Had a hat trick and a six points in win over Peabody ... Also plays field hockey and softball for Newburyport ... Ranks 52nd in NHS' senior class ... Hopes to study engineering in college.

MACK FOSTER

Pingree Senior

Defenseman

Captained the Highlanders to their first Eastern Independent League title in six years ... EIL All-League selection had two assists in the final, including on the overtime winning goal ... Voted best defenseman by Pingree teammates ... Vocal leader never stopped encouraging teammates, coach Sarah Carpenter said ... Had two goals and eight assists, fourth among local defensemen ... Credits father for love of hockey and support ... Peabody native also had one shutout, winning the regular season finale in goal.

ALY HEFFRON

Pingree Senior

Goalie

The Highlanders' playoff MVP made 23 saves in the overtime win over Berwick that gave Pingree its first Eastern Independent League championship since 2007 ... Played every minute of all but one game for Pingree, winning a career-high 12 games with a 2.96 GAA ... Graduates with 33 career wins and 10 shutouts, including five this winter ... Captain received Wheeler Award ... Made area-best 438 saves ... All-EIL honorable mention ... Lynnfield native inspired to play goal by older brother Michael, a former goalie at UMass-Lowell.

LIVVY KONAXIS

Beverly Senior

Center

Smooth skater with impeccable vision graduates as Beverly's all-time leader in points with 116 ... Tallied career-high 45 points and 17 goals as the Panthers enjoyed their best regular season ever ... Captained her team to 18-game unbeaten streak ... Joined older sister Rachel as only BHS girls with 100 career points ... Had three assists in win over Marblehead and hat trick in win over Shawsheen ... GEMIHL All-Conference pick led area with 28 assists ... Asset in defensive zone as well, says coach Brian Seabury Chosen for MHSCA Shriner's All-Star game ... 79 career assists are most ever at BHS ... Will play hockey at Holy Cross.

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