Boys Varsity Hockey wins Lakes Region Championship
Boys Varsity Hockey won the Lakes Region Chamionship for the second consecutive year on Saturday with a 6-2 victory over Tilton.
Tomas ‘20 scored a natural hat-trick and added two assists for a five-point night as the Kimball Union Wildcats captured the Lakes Region Championship with a 6-2 win over Tilton on Saturday in Meriden. After falling behind 1-0 early, KUA tied the game when Tomas scored on a one-timer from the left circle. In the second, with the game tied at one, Tomas tallied again on a nice feed from Sully ‘20 and yet again to complete the natural hat-trick when he converted on a powerplay minutes later. Sully then scored late in the second to give the Wildcats a 4-1 lead heading into the third, where seniors Kyle ‘19 and Arlo ‘19 scored before Tilton got one back late in the game. Veeti ’20 stopped 20 of 21 shots for KUA before giving way to Jonah ‘19, who stopped four of five shots.
With the victory, KUA is seeded #2 as they return to the NEPSAC Elite 8 Stuart/Corkery Tournament. They return to play in the quarterfinals at 4:30 on Wednesday against #7 The Gunnery at Keene State College.
Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.