Archive - Mar 16, 2013
PROVIDENCE â€“ While his players hooted and hollered inside the dressing room, Burrillville High head coach Steve Daigle tried to explain how his crew â€“ after dropping a tough 1-0 decision to Barrington in the first game of this best-of-three R.I. Division I Tournament championship set â€“ managed a vastly different scenario on Saturday afternoon.
The hockey program at Mount St. Charles added another championship to its proud heritage on Saturday night after posting a 5-2 victory over La Salle Academy at Brown University's Meehan Auditorium. The victory completes a two-game sweep for the Mounties, who captured their 43rd state title.
PROVIDENCE â€“ Lincoln High sophomore goalkeeper Chris Leclaire had been stationed in his own cage, well over 120 feet away, when his teammates on the Meehan Auditorium ice began a massive celebration.
Fractions of a second before, he had watched junior forward Griffin Hevey knock a routine skimmer from just inside the opponent's blue line at freshman netminder Austin Gemma.