Monday, March 11, 2013
Though the Grey Ghosts erased a 2-0 third period deficit, Arlington Catholic came back to win in overtime and eliminate the locals.
It was a season to remember for the Westford Academy girls hockey team. But it was an ending the Grey Ghosts will likely hope to forget. Westford wiped out a 2-0 third period lead to force overtime, but defending champion Arlington Catholic netted the game-winner with 9:03 to play in overtime to win the Division 1 semifinal contest, 3-2, at Chelmsford Forum. Bretta Beer fired home the team's first goal of the game just 49 seconds into the third period, pulling the Grey Ghosts within a single tally. The Cougars had the chance to ice the game with 4:29 left, but goalie Kerry Pouliot stoned a penalty shot chance to give her team life. With 3:00 to go in the game, Westford was forced to skate shorthanded after being whistled for a penalty. But…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Thanks to a 3-1 victory over Acton-Boxboro on Wednesday, the Lady Grey Ghosts will now square off against Arlington Catholic on Sunday in the Division 1 semifinal tilt.
The dream lives on for the Westford Academy girls hockey team. After a 3-1 victory over Acton-Boxboro on Wednesday, the Lady Grey Ghosts advanced to the Division 1 semifinal contest. Senior forward Kim Lizotte evened the score at 1-1 in the opening period just 45 seconds after the Colonials scored the game's first goal. Westford Academy went on to score the next two goals as well, cruising to victory. With the win, the Grey Ghosts will take on No. 7 Arlington Catholic on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. The game takes place at Chelmsford Forum and the winner will play for a state championship on March 17 at TD Garden. Are you a big fan of the Grey Ghosts? You'll also want to see:
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Westford Academy's Todd Fletcher led the girls hockey team to a regular season league title.
The following questions were answered by Westford Academy girls hockey coach Todd Fletcher, who led the Grey Ghosts to a 13-2-1 league record and 14-3-1 mark overall. That was good for a Merrimack Valley/Dual County League regular season title. What has been the key to your team's success so far this season? The way that we want our team to be perceived is as an energetic team that keeps coming at you. They play smart. We give them a system and let them play in the system. We’ve been fortunate enough to have good numbers and a lot of girls that can play. We have great depth. The way our girls play with the intensity that they bring and just all in all their effort from top to bottom, you don’t find that too often. How would you describe …