Doherty’s Hat Trick Give Harborwomen Second Straight Win

Sophomore Caroline Doherty celebrates the first of her three goals in Hingham’s 3-2 win over Winchester.

January 11, 2023 – Story and photos by Joshua Ross

Coming off her two goal performance in Saturday’s 7-1 win over Whitman-Hanson, sophomore Caroline Doherty netted three more giving Hingham their second win in a row and bringing their season record to .500.

Doherty opened the scoring in the first period with a top corner shot the goalie had no chance on.  Her second goal came three minutes later as Hingham was just finishing up a 5-3 power play.  Winchester scored in the final minutes of the first cutting the lead down to one.  Doherty when top corner again for her third goal 7 minutes into the second.  Winchester scored late in the third and pulled their goalie on a power play with 3 minutes left in the game, but Hingham held on with a strong defensive performance and great goaltending by freshman Izzy McGarr.

Senior defenseman captain Erin Packard takes control of the puck in the third period.

First year head coach Courtney Turner is encouraged by what she is seeing and hoping that a win against a quality team like Winchester helps build momentum as they face the heart of their schedule in the coming weeks.

“We’ve faced some tough teams,” Turner said after the game.  “This team was fast.  This was the fastest we’ve skated all season.  That was a tough battle out there.  I think we need to put together three complete periods to win the game.  I think we had a little bit of a late start to the season. We had a lot of practices and it was hard to get into that game mode. We have a game every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday for the whole month so I think we need to get on a role and keep going.  We might hit some bumps, but we just have to keep rolling.”

Sophomore Addy Garrity is part of a young, talented group of players who have made big contributions to the Harborwomen this season.

Senior captain Erin Packard says the mix of younger and veteran players has been working out well for the team.

“I think the younger kids and older kids are working great together,” Packard explains. “They are all mixed in lines.  There are freshmen playing with seniors, sophomores playing with juniors and everyone is working well together.  When I was a freshman and sophomore I had great friends that were seniors and juniors that mixed me in and always made sure I felt welcome and were very close to me.  I learned from them to always include everyone. We’ve done so much team bonding that’s just made everyone closer.”

The Harborwomen look to make it three in row tonight at home vs Marshfield.  Puck drop is at 6pm.


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