Lakers Pee Wee I team earns win against Keene Cobras

Regardless of all the game cancellations happening on Saturday with the weather, the Keene Cobras youth hockey team still traveled to Laconia on Saturday to play the Pee Wee I Lakers youth hockey team, sponsored by Fay's Boat Yard. The Lakers were full strength except for injured teammate, Eddie Demers, Jr. Jacob Maheux started off between the pipes for the Lakers and played a phenomenal first half. Despite the one and only goal Keene scored in the first, Maheux managed to ward off all other shots with authority. Camille Pollak was a defensive force, keeping the puck out of the Laker zone. It was the middle of the second period and Laker Nate McCarvill sent a beautiful pass to Laker Trevor Gallagher to tie up the game. The Cobras fought back hard, but just couldn't put it in the back of the net. Netminder Colin McGreevy was in for the second half for the Lakers and he started his shift with a beautiful glove save. A few minutes later, a strong defenseman for the Lakers, Nate Cammack fired a pass to Laker Blake Dunlap to give the Lakers the upper hand. With 13 seconds left in the second, Laker Cole Reid stole the puck from the Keene opponent and made a sweet pass to Laker Brendan Hanaway for another goal for the Lakers, bringing the score to 3-1. The Cobras seemed determined to score in third, but the Lakers proved to have the upper hand. Laker Trent Fountain made a beautiful shot from the blue line, but the Cobras goalie made a great save. Powerful defenseman Patrick Mohan fought hard for the puck in the Laker end and sent it flying to his teammate Brendan Hanaway who took it into the Cobras' zone. Leading everyone to believe he'd shoot, he made a last minute pass to Laker Cole Reid who stuffed it in the net for a 4-1 lead over Keene. Both teams played very competitively until two minutes left in the third when Laker Cole Reid notched an unassisted goal for the Lakers. Final score 5-1, Lakers.