The Brunswick School hockey team posted its fourth straight win Friday, skating past Winchendon School in the opening game of the St. Sebastian’s Tournament, 4-1.
Instead of periods, the game was played in two halves and the Bruins took control in the opening half, winning faceoffs and generating a lot of shots on goal.
Blue liner James Shannon and sophomore Connor Welsh worked the puck to senior linemate Jakub Teply, who made forehand-to-backhand move, giving Brunswick a 1-0 lead.
Shannon fed senior defenseman Jude Brower on the backdoor a few minutes later, putting the Bruins up 2-0 late in the first half
Junior Matthew McGroarty extended the lead to 3-0 on the first shift of the second half, tallying on a tip-in.
Teply capped the scoring for the Bruins, before Winchendon broke through with 4:26 to go. Brunswick (5-2-1) plays St. Sebastian’s School on Saturday.
Brunswick School opened its season with a 6-1 win against Choate Rosemary Hall. The Bruins return to action on Jan. 8 against Hotchkiss School.
Coulter Mackesy got the start at the No. 1 spot for Brunswick and posted an 11-5, 11-10, 11-2 win over Ari Starr. Andrew Aube was victorious at No. 2 for the Bruins, beating Caleb Nyhart 11-9, 11-2, 11-1. Warren Klein of Brunswick topped Jei Ho 11-9, 11-8, 11-8 at the third spot.
Warren Klein (No. 4) and Walter Huffman (No. 5) were each 3-0 winners in their respective matches for the Bruins (1-0). Benet Polikoff won his match at the seventh spot for Brunswick 3-1 (11-5, 9-11, 12-10, 11-3.