Sports highlights


Vineyard icemen sink Warriors, Canalmen

The Vineyard boys varsity hockey team is off to a 3-0 start with wins on the Cape over Nauset and Bourne. The Vineyarders traveled to Charles Moore Arena in Orleans Saturday and came away 5-3 winners over the Nauset Warriors.

Tyson Araujo put the visitors on the board in the first period, but Nauset went to the intermission with a 2-1 lead.

The Vineyarders exploded for four goals in the second to put the game on ice. Thirty-eight seconds into the period, Brian Fraser tied the score at 2-2. Shay Hill scored at 5:48, Kyp Copperrider at 7:46, and Dorian Johnson at 10:07. Emerson Mahoney had two assists. Matt Davies, Max Davies, and Dorian Johnson each had one.

Freshman goalie Wyatt Jenkinson made the big saves at the right times and earned the win.

December 19 at John Gallo Arena, Brian Fraser recorded his first hat trick as the Vineyarders scored eight unanswered goals to break open a 1-1 tie early in the second period and beat Bourne, 9-1.

Bourne’s Dawson Prophett tied the score 14 seconds into the second period but Shay Hill scored the game-winner 51 seconds later. Brian Fraser tallied 25 seconds after Hill and the rout was on. Hill, Dorian Johnson, and Tyson Araujo each scored twice. Charlie Ashmun, Alexander Vukota, and Sam Burke had two assists apiece.

The Vineyarders are back in action on Friday in the Oyster River Holiday Invitational in Durham, N.H.

The jayvee boys hockey team played at Plymouth South Saturday. Despite the efforts of goaltender Nick Kent, they lost 3-0.

BMW skates past Vineyard girls

The hockey hybrid, Bourne/Mashpee/Wareham, with the famous German initials, picked up its first-ever girls varsity win with a 5-3 victory over Martha’s Vineyard Saturday at John Gallo Arena in Bourne.

Callie Jackson scored from Tayla Kuehne and Skylah Forend in the first period, but the Vineyarders trailed, 2-1, at the intermission.

Aubrey Ashmun tied the score at 2-2, with 2:28 left in the second period from Sydney Davies and Kassidy Bettencourt. BMW took the momentum right back 90 seconds later on a goal by Brittney St. Germaine.

Elizabeth St. Germaine scored the eventual game-winner for BMW just 26 seconds into the third period. Kassidy Bettencourt scored the final Vineyard goal.

The Vineyarders (2-2) play Friday at Marshfield against the Rams.