Too many penalties hurt Westford as they fall to 1-5-1 on the season.
The Westford Academy Grey Ghosts suffered another loss to the Andover Golden Warriors Thursday. The Grey Ghosts were shut out 4-0 by a streaking Andover squad that has now won four straight. Penalties would haunt Westford for most of the night. Westford accumulated six minutes of penalty time in the first alone. “We were very undisciplined, and we needed to stay out of the box,” said Westford coach Bob Carpenter, “They’re too good of a team to give that many advantages to and that was our fault.” Andover's Liam Centrella notched two goals to put Andover up 2-0 in the first period. In the final 37 seconds of the second -- during Westford’s best opportunity to score -- a dribbler behind Andover goaltender Kyle Berthiaume was stopped inches…
Andover netted two goals late in the game to force the draw.
- Jay Oza
Thursday, December 23, 2010
The Westford Academy girls ice hockey squad let a two-goal lead slip away in the final minutes against Andover Wednesday night, resulting in a tie. Andover sophomore Meagan Keefe potted two quick goals with just over two minutes remaining in the game to tie things up at three, which is how the game ended. WA's Stephanie Arno put the Grey Ghosts ahead 3-1 with just over five minutes left to play when she fired home a loose puck from point-blank range on Andover's sophomore goalie MacKenzie Dutton. Kim Lizotte and Cara Curran also scored for the Ghosts, who went to 1-1-1. WA coach Todd Fletcher said while his defense made some bad reads, there were still some positive things to take away from his team's performance. He pointed to the play of…