BIDDEFORD — The Biddeford boys hockey team handed Cheverus its first loss of the season with a hard fought 2-1 victory.

The Tigers struck first at 8:39 of the first period as a result of some tenacious forechecking by freshman Curtis Petit and junior captain Kerry Crepeau, as junior Joe Anders slipped the puck past Stag goalie Kyle Severance.

Biddeford, taking advantage of the first of five Cheverus penalties during the second period, extended their lead to 2-0 as senior captain Evan Loignon slid a perfect pass across the slot for a back-door one-timer by sophomore Ricky Ruck.

Cheverus had a golden opportunity to come within one goal as freshman Cam Dube was awarded a penalty shot with .4 seconds remaining in the second period, but Biddeford goalie and senior captain Brandon Daigle poke-checked the puck away to keep the Stags scoreless through two.

Cheverus did draw within one at 8:35 of the third period on a goal by Luke Trickey, who was assisted by James Hannigan and Dube.

Daigle withstood a barrage of shots in the final minutes of the game to preserve the victory.

Boys Basketball

Kennebunk 67,

Freeport 44

The Kennebunk boys basketball squad traveled to Freeport on Saturday night and came back home with a lopsided victory.

The Rams took a 41-17 lead into halftime and would never look back.

Zack MacKinnon exploded for 30 points ”“ including six 3-pointers ”“ and 10 rebounds to lead Kennebunk. Jack Lapham chipped in with 15 points and Travon Bradford added 14 in the win.

Freeport was led by Jake Davenport with 18 points.

Girls Hockey

Cape Elizabeth/Waynflete/South Portland 3, Biddeford 2

Biddeford took a 1-0 lead into the second period, but wouldn’t be able to hold on during a game on Saturday evening.

Paige Boudreau put the host Tigers out in front at the 2-minute mark of the opening period on an unassisted goal.

The visitors tied the game just 34 seconds into the second period and then took the lead on a power play goal just a minute later.

Biddeford would respond as Ailaina Keely scored on an unassisted goal at the 6:37 mark to tie the game.

The Tigers couldn’t hold off CE/W/S as the visitors struck at the 5:32 mark of the third and would hold on from there.

Biddeford goalie Rebekah Guay had a strong game in net as she stopped 25 shots.



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