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New Hampshire D2 Quarterfinals: Keene, Bow, Windham, STA through to semis

Jim Harootian
Windham

No. 5 St. Thomas Aquinas 4, No. 4 Goffstown 3

STA won seven of eight to close the regular season and advanced on Patrick Vetter’s second goal of the game, breaking a 3-all tie in the third period. Matt McLean and Keegan Youngclaus also scored. Noah Charron delivered a pair of power play goals for Goffstown. Max Lajeunesse also scored for the Grizzlies, who finished 12-7-0.

Doug Champagne
Bow

No. 3 Windham 4, No. 6 Dover 1

Despite being assessed a dozen penalties, including one major, the defending State Champs built a 3-0 lead through two periods to advance. Jimmy Harootian, Tim Anderson (assist), Brandon Madigan and Nolan Cunningham (shg) had the Jaguars’ goals. Jesse Frase scored in the final minute for Dover, which wound up 10-8-1.

No. 2 Bow 3, No. 10 Portsmouth/Newmarket 1

The Falcons fought off a determined effort from the Clipper Mules to move to the semifinals. Doug Champagne’s first-period goal held through two periods, then Chris Mead and Austin Beaudette connected in the third period. Owen Kane connected for Portsmouth/Newmarket, which finished 9-11-0.

No. 1 Keene 4, No. 9 Spaulding 0

The Falcons overcame a 42-save performance by Spaulding goalie Ben Toussaint to advance to the semifinals. Tim Greenwood scored a pair of first-period goals; Nate Darwin and Brian Langevin added one each in the third period. Myles Ditkoff posted the 13-save shutout. Spaulding finished 9-10-0.

SEMIFINALS

Wednesday, March 8

at The Rinks at Exeter

Bow vs. Windham, 5:30

Keene vs. St. Thomas Aquinas,7:30

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle joined the HNIB team in 1990 and is a Senior Writer and Director of the Northern New England and Mass/R.I. High School Division camps. An award-winning veteran editor/writer of 35 years experience in the print and digital mediums, he has conceptualized, edited and produced original content and coordinated production for local and global publications and their websites. He holds degrees from Merrimack College and Boston University and won multiple NEPA and NEAP awards during his tenure as Sports Editor of The Daily News of Newburyport and News Editor of The Amesbury News. He is the 2016 recipient of the North Shore Lifetime Commitment From the Community award presented by Moynihan Lumber and is a 2017 inductee into the Newburyport High School Wall of Fame. The Newburyport, MA native resides with his family in Epping, NH. Email him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @kdoyle40.
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