The Silver Lake girls’ hockey co-op with Whitman-Hanson got off to a later start than most teams did this winter season, but they enjoyed positive results in their opener.
The team, often referred to as WH/SL, faced off against Old Rochester on Sunday, Dec. 19 — and had a big showing on the attack. In a night game down at Gallo Arena in Bourne, many WH/SL players got in on the scoring action. The team beat Old Rochester 9-2, improving to 1-0 on the season.
There were a myriad of offensive contributors who pitched in to help the team win the game. Shea Kelleher led the way with a hat trick; her three goals were a team-high. The other player who scored multiple goals was Chloe Duff; she had two. Duff’s first goal of the game was the first of her varsity career. Additionally, WH/SL also got goals from Abbey Powers, Bridget Cardarelli, Lily Ulvila, and Kendyl Peterson.
Three days later, WH/SL played again. The team faced its first Patriot League opponent of the season: Hingham. WH/SL lost that one 4-1, falling to 1-1-0 on the season. Kelleher had the lone goal for the team in the loss and Peterson had the assist.
The next game for WH/SL will take place at home this Saturday, Jan. 1 at The Bog in Kingston against the Hanover Indians (5:40 p.m. start time).