Dan Latham recorded his second shut-out of the season and Yarmouth improved its record to 3-3-1 with a 5-0 win over Camden Hills. Following the Varsity contest, the Junior Varsity team dropped a close game 6-4 with many of the Camden Hills Varsity players also suiting up for the JV squad. Cameron Libby played a strong game in the loss. His brother, Carson Libby, came out of retirement and played well in his second game back.
In the Varsity game, Junior Dom Morrill opened open up the scoring with an assist from Cooper May. Morrill then added a second goal assisted by Michael Guertler and Tyler Veilleux to give the Clippers a 2-0 lead after one period.
Yarmouth was flat in the second period and failed to generate any significant scoring opportunities. Finally, in the third period, the Clipper began to generate some offense.
In the final period, Senior Bill Jacobs picked up a power play goal with an assist from Dom Morrill to extend the lead to three and Bennett Travers then scored an even-strength goal off a nice pass from Cooper May. Chris Romano was credited with the secondary assist.
Jacobs rounded out the scoring with another power play goal assisted by Dom Morrill, who posted two goal and two assists in the game.
In the Junior Varsity game, Yarmouth was led by Avery Sevee, who scored his first two goals of the season, and Freshmen Will Giese and Justin Veilleux, who scored their first high school goals. Despite the 6-4 score, the Clippers played well and generated a number of good offensive opportunities.
NOTES: In previous action, Sophomore Emmett Herr scored his first high school goal last week in a 4-1 loss to a strong Windham-Westbrook team. The Junior Varsity returns to JV League action at Casco Bay Arena on Friday, January 13th at 9:10 pm against South Portland. The Varsity will take on Gorham at home this Saturday at 6:40 pm.