Red Rangers' Cinderella Ride Continues With 7-3 Win Over Canton
TMHS girls hockey team advances to Division 2 North quarterfinals.
The first year Tewksbury/Methuen Red Rangers girls varsity hockey advanced to the MIAA division 2 quarterfinals, upsetting second-seeded Canton 7-3.
The offense was led by three goals and three assists from Amanda Conway. Kelly Golini and Hayley McCarthy, added a goal and an assist each, as the Red Rangers kept the Canton defense and goalies befuddled all game.
On the back-end, stud defensemen Hayley Sutherland and Kathleen Lefebre (30+ minutes each) wore down the potent Canton attack, limiting the Bulldogs to feeble outside shots.
When needed, shutdown goaltender Taylor Lirakis (30 saves) stifled the Canton attack with timely saves, frustrating the heavily favored home team.
Kelly Blackwell and Lefebre with also scored, while Sutherland added two assists.
The Red Rangers will take on the winner of Gardner/St. Bernard's vs. Burlington in the quarterfinals.