St. Mary’s girls hockey falls to top-ranked Austin Prep
LYNN -- The St. Mary’s girls hockey team went toe-to-toe with Catholic Central League foe Austin Prep Tuesday afternoon, but in the end a late goal from the Cougars led to a 2-1 loss for St. Mary’s at Connery Rink. Tuesday’s matchup was a battle of top teams in the state, with Austin Prep entering as the No. 1-ranked team and St. Mary’s entering as the No. 3-ranked team.
“It was a great, well-played game by both teams,” said St. Mary’s coach Frank Pagliuca. “It was fast-paced and physical, but it was a clean game. I thought both teams played really well. I was happy with our effort and our compete level, but in the end we just didn’t have enough to get the win.”