By Jeff Slovin, Contributing Writer
Marlborough – The Algonquin Regional High School girls’ ice hockey defeated Leominster 7-2 in a game played Jan. 16 at the New England Sports Center in Marlborough.
Algonquin held on to a slim 2-1 lead after the first period, before scorings five consecutive goals in the second period to break the game wide open. Senior captain Kerryn O’Connell and freshman Emily Johns scored two goals apiece. Mallory Farrell, Bryn Domolky and Heather Hodgkins each scored once.
Algonquin is now 3-0 this season while Leominster fell to 2-1.
A number of COVID-19 precautions are in place for this season. The game is played in two extended periods instead of the traditional three, masks are required at all times, locker rooms are closed, players arrive directly in uniforms, and fans are not allowed to attend.