Clippers Get Past Gardiner

Yarmouth played two periods of thoroughly forgettable hockey against a struggling Gardiner squad, but were able to pull it together in the third period to emerge with a 3-2 win.

Gardiner started fast and scored the opening goal at 11:50 of the first period.  The Clippers played poorly in the first two periods and Gardiner’s 1-0 lead held up through the second intermission.

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Morrill fires on net

Dom Morrill ’18 got Yarmouth on the board with an unassisted tally 58 seconds into the final period, but Gardiner took the lead with 6:25 remaining in the contest and the Clippers looked to be in trouble.  However, just over 30 seconds later, Cooper May ’18 (Morrill) evened the score on a nice shot from the top of the circle.

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May with the tying goal

Late in the third period, Yarmouth had numerous opportunities, but could not find the back of the net until John Decker ’18 buried a rebound off Morrill’s shot for the game-winner with 1:59 remaining in the game.  Cooper May was credited with the secondary assist.

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Clippers celebrate Decker’s goal

Dan Latham ’18 made 26 saves on 28 shots and Spencer King ’20 played a solid game on defense.  The Clippers are heading into the heart of their schedule as they will take on Greely, St. Dom’s, Brunswick and Cape in their next four games.

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