Strong third period wins it for Sacred Heart Pioneers against Franklin Pierce Ravens

A tight game between the home-team Sacred Heart Pioneers and the visiting Franklin Pierce Ravens wasn't settled until the third period, when Sacred Heart scored the game-winning goal, ending it 3-1.

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A tight game between the home-team Sacred Heart Pioneers and the visiting Franklin Pierce Ravens wasn't settled until the third period, when Sacred Heart scored the game-winning goal, ending it 3-1.

The first period was scoreless, and early in the second period, the Ravens took the lead when Ava Kison scored the first goal.

Seven minutes into the period, the Pioneers' Olivia Laroche scored a goal, assisted by Paige McNeil, making the score 1-1.

Nicole Guidi took the lead early into the third period, assisted by Cassandra Nevers.

The Pioneers increased the lead to 3-1 with 30 seconds remaining of the third after a goal from Delani MacKay.

Coming up:

The teams meet again on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. CST, this time in Sacred Heart.