The Falcons Henry Delabruere absorbs a hard check from Lakers defender Curtis Lehouiller Saturday night. Photos by David Dudley
copyright the Chronicle January 28, 2015
by David Dudley
JAY PEAK — The North Country Union High School Falcons fell to the Colchester Lakers Saturday, 6-1. Though the game began as a back and forth battle between two evenly matched teams, the Falcons faced an unfortunate stretch in the second period.
“Before the game, we talked about getting the puck deep and making smart plays,” Lakers Coach Greg Murray said. “We wanted to get an extra deek in. Get the puck in the zone, get shots to the net. Score ugly.”
North Country Falcon Taylor Morley (left) comes in against Colchester Laker goalie Erica Hoffmann during Wednesday Metro Division quarterfinal game at Jay. Photo by Richard Creaser
by Richard Creaser
copyright the Chronicle 2-27-2014
JAY — Last season the North Country Falcons girls hockey team (12-8-1) was rewarded for their Lake Division runner-up finish with a promotion to the Metro Division. The 2013 Lake Division champion Harwood Highlanders also moved up a division but had quite a different experience with a 3-13-4 record.
How well the girls responded to the challenge is how Coach Claude Paul will remember his 2014 squad, not their 1-0 quarterfinal loss to the Colchester Lakers on Wednesday night, February 26, at the Ice Haus in Jay.
“We didn’t really know what to expect except that it was going to be tough,” Coach Paul said after the game. “In Metro teams run out two or three solid lines every night, for every game. There is no tail-off in talent.” Continue reading →
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