The Lynnfield/Saugus Youth Hockey League's North Shore Stars Mite 1 team (top) and North Shore Stars Mite 3 team (bottom) both took home Valley Hockey League titles over the weekend. (Courtesy Photo: David Lucey)
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Lynnfield/Saugus’ North Shore Stars win two Valley Hockey League titles

The Lynnfield/Saugus Youth Hockey League’s North Shore Stars captured two Valley Hockey League Championships over the weekend at Valley Forum in Haverhill, with the Mite 1 team defeating Winchester 5-4 and the Mite 3 team beating Wakefield 2-1. Both games were decided in exciting overtime periods.

In the Mite 3 victory, Michael Raposo scored the game winner after collecting a rebound of a Kyle McNaught shot and beating the goaltender just 21 seconds into the extra session. McNaught outmuscled two Wakefield players in the corner to dig out the puck and put it on net, setting the stage for Raposo’s heroics.  

Earlier in the game, McNaught put the Stars ahead 1-0 on a pinpoint top shelf shot past the Wakefield goalie late in the first period. Luke Provenzano set the play in motion with a nice cross-ice feed. Billy Lauziere…

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