Midcoast Athletics

Camden Hills ice hockey ends 2018 with road victory

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 1:45pm

WATERVILLE — The Camden Hills varsity ice hockey team hit the road Saturday, Dec. 29 for its final game of 2018 to challenge Messalonskee at the Alfond Rink in Waterville. 

After falling earlier in the week to Hampden Academy, Camden Hills restarted its winning streak by topping Messalonskee 9-1 to improve to 5-2 on the season. 

The Windjammers will return to action Saturday, Jan. 5 in Rockport at the Midcoast Recreation Center against Waterville/Winslow at 6 p.m.

In the year-end finale, the visiting Windjammers tallied two goals in the first period, three in the second and four in the third while the hosts scored its lone goal in the opening period. 

Finding the back of the net for Camden Hills in the first were Bryce Tyler (Charlie Griebel, Quinn Brown assists) and Levi Guay (Nate Vanlonkhuyzen and Andrew Orne assists). 

Scoring for Messalonskee in the first was Myles Hammond (Dean Simpson, Ben Hellen assists). 

Chalking up goals for the guests in the second period were Tyler (Griebel assist), Quinn Brown (Tyler, Jason Greenleaf assists) and Ben Wells (Vanlonkhuyzen, Greenleaf assists). 

Tallying goals for Camden Hills in the third period were Michael Blackwell (Nolan Delehey assist), Guay (Wells, Orne assists) and Brown (Nicholas Tausek, Dylan Hastings assists). 

William Gardner, making his first start, guarded the net for the Windjammers and recorded 12 saves, while Eli Michaud tallied 40 saves for the hosts. 

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