Bulldogs beat Vikings 10-8
With a hat trick from each team, The Old Rochester Regional/Fairhaven Bulldogs and Wareham/Carver Vikings duked it out in a high-scoring game of hockey on Jan. 20.
Overcoming what was once a four-goal deficit, the Bulldogs defeated the Vikings 10-8.
The game started out hot, with three goals scored in the early minutes to bring the score to 2-1 Vikings.
But the Bulldogs struck first with a backhand goal from Michael Tobin about a minute into the first period.
Two goals from the Vikings’ Tyler Lovendale and Ryan Latulippe brought the score to 2-1, before Michael Tobin scored again to tie it up.
After Tobin’s second goal, Wareham scored four straight in a span of just a couple of minutes.
Two more goals from the Bulldogs, including one on a breakaway from Chris Gauvin, brought the score to 6-4 at the end of the first period.
The Vikings held the lead all throughout the second period with two more goals, including a second from Lovendale.
The Bulldogs kept up in the second period, keeping the deficit to two goals, including a wrist shot from the top of the offensive zone by Harrison Hughes to bring the score to 8-6 Vikings by the end of the second period.
In the third period, the Bulldogs scored four unanswered goals on the Vikings’ Ian Clive to take the lead and win the game.
One of the goals was from Tobin, giving him a hat trick for the Bulldogs.
Ben Austin, Carson Spencer and a breakaway by Hughes accounted for the other three Bulldogs goals in the third.
Lovendale also scored a hat trick during the game, and broke the Carver High School record for career points.