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High school ice hockey

Ice Cats, Windjammers renew fun-filled rink rivalry

Midcoast cooperative team sits at 6-1 on winter season
By Staff | Jan 22, 2020
Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer Midcoast Ice Cats Zane Boulet (2), Yanic Boulet (6) and Alton Coolidge (7), along with Camden Hills' Levi Guay (8) and Lucas Wyman (7) on Jan. 18 in high school ice hockey at the Midcoast Recreation Center in Rockport. The Windjammers beat the Ice 5-3.

Rockport — The Midcoast Ice Cats — a cooperative high school ice hockey team that draws student-athletes from schools in Knox, Waldo, Lincoln and Kennebec counties — continued to score goals at a torrid pace and were 1-1 in two recent games.

On Jan. 18, the Ice Cats came up on the short end of a 5-3 loss to the Camden Hills junior varsity, while they also netted an 8-1 victory over the Cony junior varsity on Thursday, Jan. 9.

As of Tuesday, Jan. 21, the Ice Cats are 6-1 on the season.

The Ice Cats play home games at the rink inside the Midcoast Recreation Center.

Watch video and see more photos below from the Ice Cats and Camden Hills game.

The following is a recap of the Ice Cats’ two most recent contests:

Camden Hills 5, Midcoast Ice Cats 3

At Rockport Jan. 18, the Windjammers got an empty-net goal in the final minute and skated past the Ice Cats. The game was tied 1-1 after the first period, while Camden Hills led 2-1 after two periods.

Leading the Windjammer offense were Jakob Johnson (3 goals), Levi Guay (goal), Alex Kurzius (goal), Dylan Johnson (2 assists), Scott Jorgenson (assist), Nolan Delehey (assist) and Lucas Wyman (assist).

For the Ice Cats, Yanic Boulet (goal), Caleb Powell (goal), Zack Benner (goal), Dominic Rodrigue (assist) and Kolya Philbrook (assist) paced the offense.

Andrew Donald minded the net for the Ice Cats and Jackson Bernier for the Windjammers.

The Ice Cats committed four penalties — three minors and one major — for 11 minutes, while the Windjammers committed three minors for six minutes.

Midcoast Ice Cats 8, Cony 1

At Hallowell Jan. 9, the Ice Cats netted a lopsided win over the Rams. The score was tied 1-1 after the first period, while the Ice Cats led 4-1 after two periods.

Leading the Ice Cats offense were Vincent Bonarrigo (4 goals), Thomas Parker (2 goals), Zane Boulet (goal), Yanic Boulet (goal, 2 assists), Zackary Benner (assist), Ethan Reed (assist), Caleb Powell (assist), Jeret Winchenbach (assist) and Andrew Donald (assist).

Jacob Varney scored the lone goal for Cony, off an assist from Cooper Swan.

Donald minded the net for the Ice Cats.

The Ice Cats committed four penalties — two minors and one major — for nine minutes, while the Rams committed three minors for six minutes.

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Camden Hills JVs and Midcoast Ice Cats
Camden Hills junior varsity and Midcoast Ice Cats on Jan. 18 in high school ice hockey at the Midcoast Recreation Center in Rockport. (Video by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Christopher Burns, left, and Rory Carlson, middle, along with Midcoast Ice Cat Yanic Boulet. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Christopher Burns, middle, and Rory Carlson, left, along with Midcoast Ice Cat Yanic Boulet. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Jackson Bernier, right, Levi Guay, back right, and a teammate, along with Midcoast Ice Cat Zane Boulet. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Noah Quesnel, front, and Midcoast Ice Cat Zane Boulet, among others. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Noah Quesnel, left, and Midcoast Ice Cat Zane Boulet, right, among others. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Noah Quesnel, left, and Midcoast Ice Cat Zane Boulet, right, among others. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Noah Quesnel, right, and Lucas Wyman, among another. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Lucas Wyman, left, and Midcoast Ice Cat Thomas Parker, right, among another. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Midcoast Ice Cat Thomas Parker, middle, among others. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Noah Quesnel, right, and Midcoast Ice Cat Vincent Bonarrigo, left, among others. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Rory Carlson. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Rory Carlson, right, Midcoast Ice Cat Vincent Bonarrigo. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Rory Carlson (3), Noah Quesnel (23), Camden Powell (18) and Christopher Burns (21), along with Midcoast Ice Cat Vincent Bonarrigo. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Noah Quesnel, left, and Rory Carlson, middle, along with Midcoast Ice Cat Vincent Bonarrigo. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Anna Griebel. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Anna Griebel. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Lucas Wyman, right, and Midcoast Ice Cat Alton Coolidge. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Anna Griebel, left, and Alex Kurzius, middle, along with Midcoast Ice Cats Yanic Boulet, right, and Dominic Rodrigue. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Jackson Bernier. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Elias Libby. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Elias Libby. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Elias Libby. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Camden Powell, right, and Midcoast Ice Cat Thomas Parker, left, among others. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Jackson Bernier. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Noah Quesnell (23) and Midcoast Ice Cat Dominic Rodrigue (11), among others. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Camden Hills' Noah Quesnell (23) and Midcoast Ice Cat Caleb Powell (10), among others. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Midcoast Ice Cat Yanic Boulet. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Midcoast Ice Cat Yanic Boulet. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Midcoast Ice Cat Zane Boulet, left, and Camden Hills' Alex Kurzius. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Midcoast Ice Cat Yanic Boulet. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Midcoast Ice Cat Yanic Boulet, front, and Camden Hills' Alex Kurzius. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
Midcoast Ice Cat Yanic Boulet. (Photo by: Holly Vanorse Spicer)
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