South’s trio of, from left, Lindsey Makos, Tenley Shield and Ellie Flom teamed up to score three of the Blue Devils’ seven goals in the win over Liggett. photo by Peter Marshall.
January 24, 2013Grosse Pointe South's girls' hockey team took it to city rival University Liggett last week, winning 7-1, at McCann Ice Arena.
"We did a lot of things well tonight, like getting to the net and playing good defense," South head coach Joe Provenzano said.
The Blue Devils out-shot the Knights 18-2 in the opening period and 41-16 for the game. Senior goaltender Anastasia Diamond didn't have to make her first save until the 1:08 mark of the first period.
The line of Lindsay Makos, Tenley Shield and Ellie Flom combined for three goals. Makos had all three to earn her first hat trick of the season and Tenley and Flom recorded the assists on all three tallies.
Sam Taylor opened the scoring with a goal at the 5:45 mark with Gabby Hartman netting the lone assist.
Makos had the next two goals, giving the Blue Devils a 3-0 lead after the opening period.
Shield scored at the 9:11 mark of the second period with Makos and Libby Erickson getting assists. That made it 4-0 and Makos' third goal of the game at the 4:00 mark of the second period made it a 5-0 contest.
In the final period, Darian Dempsey scored the Blue Devils' final two goals, from Meghan Polack, short-handed, at the 10:36 mark and from Allison Daudlin at the 6:02 mark.
The Knights got on the board with 1:52 left when Allison Stapleton scored. Caroline Eckrich and Ania Dow had the assists.
In other action last week, South dropped its first game of the season with a 6-2 loss to Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood.
The host Blue Devils fell behind the Cranes 3-0 and never recovered. The Blue Devils were out-shot 31-15 and had goals by Shield, from Taylor, in the first period, and Dempsey, from Polack and freshman Gennie Martin, in the third.
Last weekend, both South and Liggett faced Port Huron. South won 3-2 and Liggett lost 5-4 in overtime.
South is 10-1 in the Michigan Metro Girls High School Hockey League and overall, while Liggett is 5-6 in the league and 6-7 overall.