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This week’s Northeast notebook highlights the longest streak in the nation ending, St. Anthony’s winning its first championship in three years, a Maine coach winning his 300th and more.
Exeter Ends The Streak
Exeter (N.H.) ensured the 91-game winning streaks of West Genesee (N.Y.) and St. Paul’s (Md.) will be safe for at least a few more years.
The Blue Hawks defeated Derryfield (N.H.) 8-7 in come-from-behind fashion to end the Cougars 66-game winning streak. Dayton Christenson led the scoring in the win for Exeter.
Derryfield’s winning streak places them second all-time in New Hampshire history behind Bedford (N.H.), which won 72 straight from 2012 to 2015. The streak ranks among the Top 10 all-time.
The team with the next longest winning streak is Duke City LC (N.M.), which has won 41 straight over the last three years. Westminster (Md.) has a 36-game streak after reaching the Maryland Class 3A title game.
Back on Top
St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) won its first CHSAA AAA title since 2016 with a 14-13 win over Chaminade (N.Y.). The Friars avenged their only loss of the season with the victory and finish with a 10-game winning streak.
Brennan O’Neill saved one of his most dominating games of 2019 for the final one. The junior scored seven goals and one assist against rival Chaminade (N.Y.) to clinch the CHSAA championship for the Friars. O’Neill scored 72 points this season, brining his career total to 317.
Over St. Anthony’s final 10 games, they defeated McDonogh (Md.), Loyola Academy (Ill.), Lincoln-Sudbury (Mass.), Darien (Conn.), Haverford School (Pa.) and Chaminade (N.Y.).
The Friars last won the CHSAA championship in 2016 with an 18-5 win over Chaminade.
Brunswick (Maine) head coach Don Glover won the 300th victory of his coaching career with a 12-9 win over Falmouth (Maine) last week. Glover’s son, Aiden, scored five goals and three assists in the victory.
Glover has been coaching since 1993 and took over the Dragons’ program in 1998. He has won four state championships in that time.
Waterford (Conn.) defeated East Lyme (Conn.) 18-9 to get its first win over EL in program history. Caleb Holdridge tallied nine points to lead the team to its historic win.
Jack Rooney from St. Dominic (N.Y.) tallied eight points on five goals and three assists to lead St. Dominic to a 14-6 win over St. Mary’s (N.Y.) and the CHSAA Class A championship. Rooney has 112 points this season.
News and Notes
New Fairfield (Conn.) has won 14 straight after dropping an early April game to St. Anthony’s. The Rebels have scored at least 15 goals 10 times in that span and scored at least 20 six times.
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