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Jefferies strikes twice as Merrimack Warriors beats New Hampshire Wildcats

Merrimack Warriors defeated visiting New Hampshire Wildcats 6-1 on Tuesday.

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Merrimack Warriors defeated visiting New Hampshire Wildcats 6-1 on Tuesday.

The hosting Warriors took the lead early into the first period, a goal by Matt Copponi.

The Warriors increased the lead to 2-0 halfway through the first when Alex Jefferies scored, assisted by Ottoville Leppanen and Matt Copponi.

The Warriors' Tristan Crozier increased the lead to 3-0 in the middle of the first, assisted by Mac Welsher and Mike Brown.

The second period ended with a 5-0 lead for the Warriors.

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Liam Devlin narrowed the gap to 5-1 early in the third period, assisted by Robert Cronin and Chase Stevenson.

Ben Brar increased the lead to 6-1 five minutes later, assisted by Ryan Leibold and Christian Felton.

Next games:

Both teams are back in action on Friday, as the Warriors hosts Colgate at 6 p.m. CST and the Wildcats visits Army at 6 p.m. CST.

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