Sharp shooting from Welcke in Maine Black Bears' win over Holy Cross

Host Maine Black Bears claimed three points against visiting Holy Cross on Saturday. The final score was 4-1.

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Host Maine Black Bears claimed three points against visiting Holy Cross on Saturday. The final score was 4-1.

The Crusaders started off strong and took the lead right after the puck drop with Alexia Moreau scoring in the first period, a goal assisted by Bryn Saarela and Kailey Langefels.

The Black Bears tied the score 1-1 in the first period when Elise Morphy opened the scoring, assisted by Ida Kuoppala and Grace Heiting.

The Black Bears made it 2-1 halfway through the second period when Mira Seregely netted one, assisted by Alyssa Wruble and Lilli Welcke.

Luisa Welcke increased the lead to 3-1 late in the third period, assisted by Lilli Welcke and Mira Seregely.

Luisa Welcke increased the lead to 4-1 two minutes later, assisted by Ava Stenvenson and Elise Morphy.

Next up:

The Black Bears host the Providence Friars in the next game on the road on Friday at 1 p.m. CST. The same day, the Crusaders will host the Huskies at 5 p.m. CST.