Yarmouth Rolls over Gorham, 4-1

The Clippers came alive in the third period to score three unanswered goals and rolled to a commanding 4-1 victory over Gorham, which was last year’s Western Class B Champion.  The win places Yarmouth atop the Class B South standings and sets up a big matchup against Kennebunk this Saturday.

Noah Grondin started off the scoring with an assist from Chris Romano to give Yarmouth a 1-0 lead, but Gorham evened the score with 1:22 left in the period on a goal from Carl Bear (Peterson).

In the second period, Yarmouth finally got untracked and began to generate offensive opportunities as they outshot Gorham 15-6 in the period, but Gorham’s Brogan McDonald made a number of key saves.

At 5:48 into the third period, Patrick Grant (Conrad) made a hard-nosed rush into the Gorham zone and drove the net to score the game-winning goal.  Grant’s tally ignited Yarmouth’s offense as less than a minute later, Bill Jacobs ripped a shot to give Yarmouth a 3-1 lead.  Patrick Grant and Sam Marjerison were credited with assists.

In the last ten minutes, Yarmouth did a good job of clogging the neutral zone and denying scoring opportunities to Gorham.  With 28 seconds remaining in the game, Walter Conrad scored an unassisted empty net goal for the 4-1 final score.

Dan Latham had 21 saves and was very effective in denying Gorham any second chances on rebounds. Noah Grondin was awarded the Hard Hat for his strong play.

23635804015_86b0edb2d5_o.jpgClick for Press Herald box score and article.

1st Period:

1. Y, Grondin (Romano), 9:14; 2. G, C. Bear (Peterson), 13:38.

3rd Period:

3. Y, Grant (Conrad), 5:48; 4. Y, Jacobs (Grant, Marjerison), 6:29; 5. Y, Conrad (una), :28 (en).

Shots on Goal:

Gorham, 8-6-8-22; Yarmouth 8-15-11-34.

Goalies:

Gorham, McDonald (30 saves – 34 shots); Yarmouth, Latham (21 saves – 22 shots).

Noah Grondin fires a shot on net in the first period
Noah Grondin fires a shot on net in the first period
Junior Anders Newburg plays the body
Junior Anders Newburg plays the body
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Junior Tyler Veilleux battles in front of Gorham net
Latham prepares for shot
Latham prepares for shot









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