ChesCo Hockey: Week 4

CENTRAL Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 1-0-0 Conference Placement: 1st (NR) Week in Review: Conestoga won, 4-1, over Boyertown on Oct. 24. Player of the Week: F Graham Carpenter – 2 goals in one game. Upcoming Week: Oct. 31 against Ridley, Nov. 4 against Perkiomen Valley. PIONEER BOYERTOWN Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record: 0-1-0 Conference…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 3

GIRLS VARSITY Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record: 1-1-0* (missing game data) Conference Placement: 7th⇓ Week in Review: Avon Grove lost, 10-1, to West Chester East on Oct. 21. Player of the Week: D Kirsten Vetland – 1 goal in one game. Upcoming Week: No games. Avon Grove plays again Oct. 30. Week’s Record: N/A Overall…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 2

GIRLS VARSITY   Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 1-0-0* (missing game data) Conference Placement: 4th⇑ Week in Review: Avon Grove won, 4-3, over Lansdale Catholic on Oct. 13. Player of the Week: D Kirsten Vetland – 3 goals in one game. Upcoming Week: Oct. 21 at West Chester East. Week’s Record: 1-0-0 Overall Record: 1-1-0…

ChesCo Hockey: Week 1

GIRLS VARSITY Week’s Record: N/A Overall Record: N/A Conference Placement: 7th Week in Review: No game data for Avon Grove‘s game against West Chester Bayard Rustin on Oct. 7. Player of the Week: N/A Upcoming Week: Oct. 13 at Lansdale Catholic. Week’s Record: 0-1-0 Overall Record: 0-1-0 Conference Placement: 4th Week in Review: Bishop Shanahan lost,…

2015-16 Winter All-Area: Girls ice hockey

FIRST TEAM Forwards Kaelen Speck, So., Unionville: It was a highlight year for Speck in her first season with Unionville. She finished fifth overall among Girls Varsity forwards in the ICSHL with 46 points in 15 games and was second on her team in the same category. Speck even had a hat trick in her…

2015-16 Winter All-Area: Boys ice hockey

FIRST TEAM Forwards Brett Christie, Sr., West Chester Rustin: Christie has always been able to make a name for himself on Rustin and his senior year was no different. Though he played in just 15 games this season, Christie still led his team in points (32) and goals (18). Once again, his play was elevated…

D-East, Unionville to meet for title

WEST GOSHEN — It didn’t matter if the Downingtown East girls hockey team played Tuesday or Wednesday night — the Cougars were ready to play in the Flyers Cup tournament. After two teams withdrew from the tournament, D-East automatically advanced to the semifinals round against second-seeded West Chester East on Wednesday night. Despite a back-and-forth…

D-East falls just short in title game

HATFIELD — If there was ever a theme for Downingtown East’s hockey team this year, it was the players’ ability to show their heart in games — never quitting, pulling off amazing comebacks and even beating some of the best teams around, no matter the situation. But on Thursday night, their heart just wasn’t enough…

Unionville pulls off crazy comeback

WEST GOSHEN — “Nail-biter,” “thrilling” and “heart-stopping” can’t even describe Unionville hockey’s win over Crestwood in the Flyers Cup A Quarterfinals Monday night. Facing a two-goal deficit with just 5:30 left in the game, Unionville’s big players stepped up when they were needed most, and in a span of just 71 seconds, scored three goals…

D-East hangs on for win over CR South

WEST GOSHEN — It was a nail-biter in the dying minutes of the game between Downingtown East and Council Rock South in the Flyers Cup AA quarterfinals on Friday night, though the Cougars held on for the 3-2 win. Second-seeded D-East had a two-goal lead twice in the game, only to have the seventh seed…

D-East rolls in first-round game

WEST GOSHEN — It was as if the hockey gods themselves had scripted for the two Downingtown hockey teams to face each other in the Flyers Cup AA tournament. D-East’s depth proved to be the deciding factor as the Cougars won, 8-1, in a first round match-up Wednesday night. “You never want to play a…

Avon Grove rolls in opener

WEST GOSHEN — Avon Grove’s Cameron Faller didn’t let the fact that he was ill with the flu stop him from backstopping his team in its first Flyers Cup tournament game in years. The sophomore goaltender instead made 10 saves en route to a 10-0 win over 17th-seeded Council Rock North Monday night at Ice…

Rustin repeats as Ches-Mont champions

WEST GOSHEN — West Chester Rustin’s ice hockey team was unable to top West Chester East during the regular season, but the Golden Knights did topple the top-seeded team when it counted most. Rustin, the third seed in the conference playoffs, knocked off East, 2-1, at Ice Line on Thursday to win back-to-back Ches-Mont titles.…

W.C. East advances to title game

WEST GOSHEN — West Chester East head coach Eric Wolf came into his first season with the ice hockey team with a checklist for his players of things he wanted to see them accomplish this year. It contained items such as finishing first in the conference, being selected and ranked first for the Flyers Cup…