Local youth hockey team – the East Coast Junior Patriots – prepares for playoff game tomorrow night in Revere
Ready to take it all, last year’s third place state champs, the East Coast Junior Patriots, will be competing in the playoffs this weekend. The East Coast Junior Patriots are an AA Bantam youth hockey team comprised of 18 talented kids from Saugus and the surrounding towns. The East Coast Junior Patriots have an overall record of 18 wins, 6 losses and 2 ties. After a successful regular season that landed them in third place overall, the kids are ready to compete for the win.
This year the playoffs will consist of three games with a single elimination rule. The first game will be held tomorrow (Saturday, March 25) at 7 p.m. at Cronin Rink in Revere, and it will be against the Dorchester Chiefs. The Semi-Finals will be held next weekend on Saturday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Kasabuski Rink in Saugus. The Championship game will be held on Sunday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m., also at Kasabuski Rink.
The East Coast Junior Patriots hockey team is a part of the Valley Hockey League and consists of the following 13-, 14- and 15-year-old kids, all coached by Justin Souders of Malden and Jamie Branzell of Revere: Demetri Breton, 13, Saugus; Evan Souders,13, Malden; Adam Mouhib, 14, Winthrop; Charles Govostes, 14, Everett; Johnathan Patterson, 14, Saugus; Louis Migliore, 13, Saugus; James Caruso, 13, Saugus; Ray Blauvelt, 13, Everett; William Perryman Jr., 14, Everett; Anthony Ford, 13, Malden; Raphael Rufino, 14; Isabella Krokos, 13, Everett; Zachary Guelpa, 14, Revere; Stephen Rizzo, 14, East Boston; Shane Moran, 15, Saugus; Zach Woods, 14, Everett; Lana Hardin,13, Everett; and Chris Argueta, 14, Revere.