ORR Hockey Earns First Conference Win in Shutout

Jake Demoranvillecontinued his strong start to the 2018-2019 season with a lights-out performance in Old Rochester/Fairhaven’s 4-0 win over Somerset Berkley boys hockey.

The Bulldogs’ goaltender was flawless in the shutout despite having a heavy workout throughout. Demoranville provided the steady hand by saving every one of the 31 shots that came on net, never giving the Blue Raiders an edge.

With Demoranville holding things down between the pipes, Chris Gauvinand Sam Austinwere able to do their thing in the offensive zone. Both Bulldogs sneaked the puck to the back of the net twice to propel Old Rochester/Fairhaven to its first South Coast Conference win of the season in its second chance of the year.

Old Rochester/Fairhaven starts the 2019 portion of this season’s schedule with a 2-2-1 record, with a 1-1 standing in the SCC.

Old Rochester Regional girls basketball continues its strong run to start the year, extending its undefeated start to five games by knocking off Seekonk 49-35. The matchup against the Warriors was also the Bulldogs first of the season.

ORR’s offensive production was, as usual, spread out, with Ashley Soaresscoring 13, Maggie Brogiolo11, and Mary Butleradding 10 to round out the team’s double-digit scorers.

Cole McIntyreled ORR (3-1, 1-0 SCC) to a 55-44 win over Seekonk in boys basketball. He also had help from Matt Brogioliand Nick Johnson, who each scored 13 points. On the other end of the floor, Sam Hartley-Mattsonhad nine rebounds and Jake Mouraohad six and three steals.

Old Colony

Jake Jasonand Zach Soucycontinue to be the heartbeat of the undefeated Old Colony Cougars (3-0), who took down Bristol-Plymouth boys basketball 55-40 to cap off 2018. Jason continues to creep towards the 2,000 career points mark, scoring 26 against the Crafstmen. Soucy finished second for the Cougars with 15 points in the win. Tony Wrightand Joel Cortezeach scored six points, andCooper Howellchipped in two in the win.

Old Colony girls basketball continues to struggle after winning its first game of the year, now having lost three in-a-row after falling 45-43 to Bristol-Plymouth. Hannah L’Heureuxled the Cougars with 11 points and Savanna Hallehad 10. After that, Kat Kirbyscored eight and both Lauren McGowanand Isabel Souzascored seven apiece.

The Cougars (1-3) look to get back on track when they host Norfolk Aggie to start Mayflower Athletic Conference Small vocational play on Friday.

Tabor Academy

For the first time since 2011, Tabor girls hockey was crowned the PKO Taft Tournament. The Seawolves earned the title after edging their way past Kent in a 4-3 finish.

Cindy Giandomenicoscored Tabor’s first goal on a breakaway, which was followed by an Olivia O’Briengoal shortly after. Abby Newhookalso scored on a breakaway for Tabor, which was started by a Julia Shaunessypass. Shaunessy would also score a goal of her own, the fourth and final for the Seawolves, which would prove to be the difference in the end.

Tabor boys hockey improved to 5-6 on the season after winning a tight 2-1 contest against Trinity-Pawling School. With Tabor trailing 1-0, Clendenin Stewarttied things up, helping set up for Alex Bower’s eventual game-winner on a pass from Blake Bartell.

High School Sports Update

By Nick Friar

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