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December 19, 2013

Kick Saves: Net changes are afoot for girls hockey this winter

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The smaller size of the league has allowed teams to beef up their non-league slates, something Beverly and Masco in particular are very excited about.

“We’ve been able to schedule some very strong non-league opponents and that’s a testament to the girls and how far our program’s come in a short time,” said Twomey, who’s Chieftains play Austin Prep in a marquee test Dec. 30. “These are the kinds of programs that don’t schedule games for easy wins. It’s important to have those competitive games.”

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Kick Saves, a column on North Shore girls hockey, appears in The Salem News every other Thursday during the winter sports season. Contact assistant sports editor Matt Williams at 978-338-2669, MWilliams@salemnews.com and follow him on Twitter @MattWilliams_SN.

AREA SCORING LEADERS

Player, School Goals Assists Points

1. Sophia Post, Peabdoy 4 2 6

2. Brittany Smith, Marblehead 4 1 5

2. Kristen McCarthy, Beverly 3 2 5

2. Nicole Woods, Beverly 2 3 5

2. Julia Nearis, Beverly 2 3 5

6. Alice Murphy, Peabody 1 2 3

6. Bella Piscatelli, Peabody 1 2 3

6. Caitlin McBridge, Beverly 0 3 3

*Editor’s note: Statistics include players from The Salem News coverage area only. Goaltending leaders will begin in the next edition of Kick Saves.

 

 

 

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