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Beline Obeid

January 24, 2013
Grosse Pointe North's girls' hockey team won its home-and-home series with Livonia Ladywood last week.

The Norsemen won at home 7-1 and then on the road 5-1, improving to 8-1 in the Michigan Metro Girls High School Hockey League and 10-1 overall.

Head coach Joe Lucchese and his Norsemen are in a three-way battle for first place with Grosse Pointe South and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood.

The three teams beat each other and they have one more game with each other in the final four weeks of the regular season.

"It's going to be an interesting final month of the season," Lucchese said. "We have to be at the top of our game."

In the home game, 10 players recorded at least one point with senior Bryn Moody netting a hat trick and sophomore Nicole Haggerty had two goals.

Other goal scorers were freshmen Elizabeth Gallagher and Tessa Ulrich.

Drawing assists were freshman Lindsay Gallagher, senior Julia Henderson, senior Melanie Mermiges and senior Jacci Sherry with two apiece, while Elizabeth Gallagher, freshman Maria Mermiges, sophomore Kallin Morris and Ulrich with one apiece.

In the road victory, Lindsay Gallagher led the way with two goals, while Haggerty, sophomore Karina Lucchese and Sherry had one apiece.

Elizabeth Gallagher, Henderson (two), Lucchese (two), Moody (three) and Morris had the assists.

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