The Bourne/Mashpee/Wareham girls’ hockey team (4-3) won the Judy Kostas Tournament on Friday at Charles Moore Arena in Orleans by defeating Cape Tech/Nauset in the championship game by a decisive 7-1 score.
Tannah O’Brien led the attack for BMW registering a hat trick before the afternoon was done, while adding four assists. Brittany St.Germaine tallied twice, adding three assists to her afternoon’s work and Carly Lacasse and Marissa Fitzgerald each had a goal.
Ariel St.Germaine picked up the win in goal for BMW making seven saves. O’Brien was named the tournament MVP.
“It is very exciting,” Coach Kristyn Alexander said of winning the Kostas championship. “It is a big confidence booster for the program and we needed that. The kids are moving the puck well. Our first line is really starting to gel. We’re a young team and we have a lot to accomplish.”
Bourne/Mashpee/Wareham reached the championship round with a 4-0 victory over St.Joseph Prep/Mt Alvernia a day earlier.
After a scoreless first period, Fitzgerald opened the scoring 3:39 into the second stanza with a goal assisted by O’Brien and Brittany St.Germaine. Shayna Santiago put BMW up 2-0 with a goal assisted by O’Brien and Leah Hidenfelter.
Fitzgerald scored the third BMW goal just 1:22 into the third period and then had the puck back in the net with 6:44 left to play, picking up a hat trick. O’Brien assisted on both goals, with Lacasse helping out on the first and Natalia Gordon adding an assist on the second.
O’Brien (five goals, nine assists) and Fitzgerald (10 goals, four assists) are tied for the top spot in the Southeastern Massachusetts Girls’ Hockey League Southeast with 14 points apiece. Gordon and Lacasse are next, each with seven points. Brittany St.Germaine rounds out the all-BMW top five with six total points.
BMW fell to King Philip High School 7-2 Saturday. O’Brien and Fitzgerald scored, with O’Brien assisted by Fitzgerald and Lacasse in the first period and Fitzgerald assisted by O’Brien and Brittany St. Germaine in the third period.