Girls Prep Patsy Odden Large School Championship: St. Paul’s Blanks Taft, 2-0, In Title Game

Gary Demopoulos
Gary Demopoulos
Gary Demopoulos has been covering prep school hockey for the HNIB News for over 30 years, and has been the editor of the HNIB News since 2005. A former sportswriter and news editor at the Woburn (MA) Daily Times Chronicle, he has been the HNIB News' key reporter for Mens Prep School hockey since 1988, as well as womens hockey, both at the prep school and high school levels. for almost 20 years. Gary also helps organize and oversee HNIB's many summer tournaments and festivals for scholastic players.

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St. Paul’s School captured the 2023 NEPSAC Patsy Odden Large School championship, blanking Taft, 2-0

St. Paul’s School put the finishing touches on an outstanding run to end their season by taking home the NEPSAC Patsy Odden Large School championship, besting Taft, 2-0, in Sunday’s final.

The playoff wins, including a 1-0 semifinal win over BB&N, capped a 9-0-2 to close the season, giving coach Kelli Mackey a title in her first season as head coach.

St. Paul’s goaltender Allyson Martiniello, with head coach Kelli Mackey, was named the Large School Tournament Most Valuable Player after a pair of shutout.

St. Paul’s was the top seed in the six-team tournament, while Taft entered as the #3 seed and reached the final after knocking off Choate 4-1 in the quarterfinals and then second-seeded Westminster 2-1 in the semifinals.

Tess Mulkerran notched the only goal St. Paul’s would need in the first period, assisted by Breanna Ricker.

Midway through the third period, Ricker put home the huge insurance goal. Maude Niemann and Gabriella Martiniello assisted on the goal.

With the two tournament shutouts, St. Paul’s goalie Allyson Martiniello was named the Caroline Heatley Tournament MVP.

St. Paul’s finished with an overall record of 19-8-2. Taft, also headed by a first-year coach in Mackenzie Keith, ended 14-10-3.

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