Hockey conquers Vikings for first win

Photo by Nicole Harnishfeger

Dylan Perry rips a slap shot at the South Shore Voke net during Nantucket’s 9-2 win over the Vikings last Wednesday.          I&M Sports Photo Galleries

By Jonnie Hersey
Contributing Writer

(Jan. 17, 2013) The varsity hockey team picked up its first win of the season last Wednesday night at home in a 9-2 blowout of South Shore Voke.

The Whalers (1-4-1, 1-2 Mayflower Athletic Conference) were scheduled to take to the road last night to face off against league rival Blue Hills, too late for this edition of Sports, before hosting Sacred Heart Saturday.

Coach Jon Bell couldn’t praise his team’s performance enough following last Wednesday’s win. The Whalers’ shootout victory over Cape Tech in the Kostas Tournament over the holiday break counts as a tie in the official stand­ings.

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